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Sheki Tour

Шеки тур / Sheki tour - Rent a car Baku Blog

Do you want to eat a lot of sweets, as well as enjoy the unusual beauty of nature and historical buildings ?! Then you should definitely visit the city of Sheki. A very frequent demand for the services of «Rent a Car Baku» is in this city. Sheki is a historical city in Azerbaijan, the center of Sheki region and region. It is located in the southern foothills of the Greater Caucasus, 352 kilometers northwest of Baku

Sheki is surrounded by picturesque mountains and forests. There are numerous mineral springs that attract many visitors. The locals of this city are known in the country for their addiction to sweets. Delicious sweets such as halva are made according to old and well-guarded secret recipes.

Some of the most famous sights of Sheki:

Palace of Sheki Khans.

This palace is one of the most valuable architectural monuments of the 18th century. It was built in 1797 by the architect Haji Zeynalabdin from Shiraz.

The palace, which at one time was part of the complex of palace structures and served as the residence of the Sheki khans, is a two-story building. The facade of the palace has lifting lattice frames with a set of shebeke – multi-colored small glasses. The multicolored shebeke pattern colorfully complements the murals covering the walls of the palace.

Caravanserai.

Since ancient times, Sheki was famous as a city of craftsmen, artisans, and, of course, traders. Merchants and merchants from the countries of the Great Silk Road gathered here from all sides. So, for example, in the 18-19 centuries, 5 large caravanserais operated in Sheki. Only two of them have survived to our time – Upper and Lower, built in the 18th century. Even then, the masters sought to provide decent service to their guests. Therefore, caravanserais were built taking into account all the amenities that would be necessary for both merchants and for the safety of their goods. In Sheki caravanserais, merchants usually packed their goods in the basement, traded on the first floor, and lived on the second.

«Rent a car Baku» company organizes tours to this historic city. You can also use the services of car rental in our company.

 

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