Diri-Baba is a unique monument, a two-story mausoleum of the 15th century, located on the road from Baku to Shamakhi in the village of Maraza opposite the old cemetery. For a long time, residents believed that a saint by the name of Diri-Baba was buried in this place and remained incorruptible.
Juma mosque in Shamakhi is unique, and it has no analogs in Azerbaijan. The huge prayer hall of the mosque is divided into three independent parts, connected by wide open apertures. Each piece has a separate mihrab and entrance
Firstly, you will visit an ancient mosque in Azerbaijan which one located in Shamakhi. Sheki Mosque was built in 743. During your tour, you will visit one of the famous architectural miracles of Azerbaijan Sheki Khan Palace. Almost in 18 century after building work began, Sheki Khan Palace was constructed and it was worth every effort. Visit inside the building and learn about miracles of Azerbaijan architecture shebeke and how it was built without a single nail. Then, Notice also the decrepit centuries-old Sheki’s Lower & Upper Caravansaries, both belonging to the 18th century. The teahouse in the Upper Caravansarai is a perfect place. Then, Explore the Local Bazaar. It is located in the western section of the city. The traditional market is an interesting spot, where you can find all sorts of handicrafts, foods, and spices. Also, you will visit interesting Shebeke(Network) Workshop, where local craftsmen assemble traditional stained glass windows.
The Azerbaijani city Sheki is famous for many places of interest, one of which is considered to be the city hotel caravanserai, where the wanderers who passed through this territory stayed since ancient times.
Unfortunately, out of the many caravan-sheds built in Sheki, only two have survived to this day – the upper and the lower. The upper caravanserai is a unique structure, which currently operates as a hotel-museum, where you can not only stay for a few days, but also just go on a short excursion.
Meanwhile, During the tour, you will visit Kish village for Albanian temple founded by St. Elisey. To clarify, The Albanian temple survived different periods and various religious states to show its glory to modern people. It is the best place to learn about mysterious Caucasian Albania. After studying the church and enjoying its unique sights, you can also breathe the clean air, enjoy a sunny day and friendly atmosphere and taste delightful Azerbaijani tea while watching the peaceful life of the Azerbaijani village.
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 […]
+994 51 557 77 79
Nizami str. 17
Mon - Sun 8.00 - 22.00 Sunday CLOSED