So, During your Guba Tour, you will see the main attractions of the city and wonder its orderly grid of quiet streets and love the 19th-century houses and impressive city of Guba.
You will visit Khinalig Village (Xinaliq Village) and take the incredible view for the highest village of Azerbaijan.The village of Khinalig has long become a living legend of the Caucasus Mountains. And although it stands high in the mountains, where it is difficult to reach, people do not cease to come here, fascinated by the amazing scenery, the peculiarity of the local culture and the locals, who are sure that they are descendants of the righteous Noah.
On the way to Guba, you will cross such charming nature spots as Qacrash forest and the canyon of Tenggealti, 400-600 m. deep. Qachrash forest is one of the beautiful forests of Guba.The forest of Qachrash is one of the most picturesque and lively corners of Guba. The peculiarity of this area is given by the mysterious forest through which the road to Qachrash passes. It seems that the rays of the sun never penetrate this dense forest. In the magical forest, as in childhood, “the trees are so big” that the crown is not visible. Even in the most unbearable summer heat, it is always cool here – mountain streams of the bubbling Gudyalchay River with a roar go down and amaze with their grandeur.
The Juma Mosque in Guba is one of the key ancient prayer architectural structures and significant religious centers not only in the city, but also in the entire northeast region.According to historical sources, this mosque was built in 1802 by a local resident named Ghazi Ismail, the son of Ghazi Nasrulla Efendi.
Sakina Khanum Mosque dates back to the 19th century. The initiator of the construction of the mosque was Sakina Khanum Bakikhanov. The purpose of the construction of this mosque was to perpetuate the memory of his husband, an Azerbaijani writer and historian Abbasgul Aga Bakikhanov. The construction was completed in 1854. The mosque is made in a unique architectural style and differs from all other mosques in the region.
Meanwhile, You can watch Guba’s famous carpets being made at “Qadim Quba – Carpet Weaving Factory” – which also has a delightful boutique selling them along with handicrafts and pakhlava (alternating layers of chopped nuts and white, stringy, fried pastry, all saturated in a sickly sweet syrup).
Red settlement is called the village of millionaires, because it is from here come many rich Jews. And although they live abroad, nevertheless, each of them has their own home in Red Settlement, millionaires also donate to the local synagogue and participate in social projects. In turn, the Red settlement is the only community of mountain Jews in the CIS. The local population loves pomp – huge villas resembling palaces are built in the village, and expensive cars are driving around its streets. It is known that Jews appeared on Azerbaijani soil in the 5th century — they were Orthodox Jews who professed not only the teachings of the Old Testament, but also the Talmud and rabbinical beliefs, and spoke the language of the Iranian Juhuro group.
Your Tour itinerary: Mountain Park (Upland Park); Old Town Icherisheher; Baku Boulevard; Little Venice; Carpet Museum Baku city tour is an ideal introduction into Azerbaijan culture and includes a combination with Old Town walking tour. You will see the famous […]
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