Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki

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Admire the intricate designs and decorations of Sheki Khan's Palace, a historic mansion that served as a summer residence of the Sheki Khanate ruler. The only building that remains of a once vast complex of residences, the palace dates back to the late 18th century, when the area was a principality of Iran ruled by a Caucasian Khanate. Explore the simple, two-story structure, surrounded by old trees and boasting an elaborately decorated facade and interior complete with vibrant stained glass mosaics, exquisite frescoes, and intricate tile patterns. Take a look at our Sheki trip maker website to schedule your visit to Sheki Khan's Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The colours and decorations of the rooms was breathtaking! Unfortunately they don't let you take photos inside, but the tour that is given is informative and well paced. A must for any visit to Azerba...  more »
  • I had very short time to explore the palace from the outside. It is definitely a masterpiece in terms of architecture and exterior design. The guy responsible for the palace was luckily outside and he...  more »
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  • So happy to be in such a beautiful and historical place in Shaki. I'm sure all the history lover people needs to be here. Also very beautiful nature behind there. Specially I liked old bazar which a lot of handmade things are selling. So glad to be here😊
  • It was an amazing palace. The rooms have very interesting paintings with deep meaning. Also the outside view of the mountains. Great place to come in the summer time. Winter time is kinda gloomy.
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