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Sheki Khan's Palace

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Address: Sheki, Azerbaijan
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+994 55 787 98 70
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Nice but crowded on the day I went

I went here on a tour so the guide explained what each room was, and as another review pointed out you do need a guide as there is no other information. The thing that really... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2016
Moonpieh3
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace was built in 18 century and one of the valuable monument of Azerbaijian and nominated for list of World Heritage Sites, UNESCO

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I went here on a tour so the guide explained what each room was, and as another review pointed out you do need a guide as there is no other information. The thing that really stood out was the intricate stained glass windows with beautiful multi colored light coming in the windows, however there was no photography allowed in the... More 

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Thank Moonpieh3
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Visit this place only with a guide (5 manat per person), because there's no information at all inside the house.

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Thank Macoona
Baku, Azerbaijan
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136 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Sheki is quite small township and the best things to do there is to get close with the nature and national cuisine. But this Palace is quite authentic place and kept the atmosphere of old Sheki.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

this is one of the better castles in azerbaijan . note---this isn't saying a lot. no furniture, no english notes. but very nice stained glass windows. need a guide to point out items of interest.

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Quetta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was great to see Khan's palace in Sheki to experience life at the time of Khanate, their lifestyle and way of managing the state.

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Thank engHabib
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited this palace as it was included in our itinerary. Though it is well kept and nicely decorated, but certainly no comparison with similar ones in Iran. Also note that photography is disallowed inside the palace.

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Thank Kin Hung T
Baku
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It's must visit! A magnificent ancient place. You can take a tour and get information about this Palace. There are very old plane trees growing in the yard of the Palace. You can take beautiful pictures there.

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Thank DolphyBaku
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Palace was not very big but the interior was beautiful and very colorful because of the colored glass mosaic used. Nearby was a shop where hand-made woodwork was sold. The palace was located in a remote and isolated area.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Situated on picturesque hillside, this place has great historical heritage to offer together with amazing nature. Witnessed national dancing from local youth just having fun

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