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Sheki Khan's Palace

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Address: Sheki, Azerbaijan
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amazing Palace

I loved this place...it might look average from outside but it is amazing and beautiful from inside. unfortunately it was not allowed to take photos inside. If you are in Sheki... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kudama A
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Basrah, Iraq
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Basrah, Iraq
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I loved this place...it might look average from outside but it is amazing and beautiful from inside. unfortunately it was not allowed to take photos inside. If you are in Sheki then you must come and see this place and admire its design.

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Thank Kudama A
Ventura, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful structure with intricate design in every detail. Recommend a guided tour of the interior to better appreciate the history and craftsmanship of the place.

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Thank Illerhaus
Iran
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visit this place in very good weather, weather was fully fogy and its make a beautifully of place much more.

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Thank Amir R
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

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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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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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137 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
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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Thank travelroc12
Quetta
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69 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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

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