Sheki Tour

Sheki has always played a significant role in in the art and architecture of Azerbaijan. Numerous historical monuments of medieval architecture that have reached us from the depth of the history remained in the vicinity of Sheki. They include fortresses, watch towers, churches and ruins of monasteries dated to the period of Caucasian Albania. Sheki was a significant center of silk production of the whole Caucasus.

per adult from

$191

NZD

Duration

9 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • English (upon request) Speaking Guide
    • Professional driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Church of Kish
    • Entry/Admission - Sheki Khan's Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch & Dinner
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan

    Juma Mosque in Shamakhi is one of the tourist attractions often visited by travellers. It is included into our Shamakhi and Gabala tour. Unlike many mosques, entrance to Juma Mosque of Shamakhi is permitted even to non-Muslims. To enter, you need to remove your shoes, but walking barefoot is not a problem, because the floor is covered with thick carpets.
    In addition, women must cover their heads in order to enter the mosque, so they provide free head cover at the entrance, which is required to be returned at the exit.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Kish, Sheki Azerbaijan

    Sheki tour will begin with the church in the village of Kish - a place that was used for religious pagan rites from ancient times and later became one of the Christian churches of Caucasian Albania. In 2000, the temple was visited by the avid Norwegian scientist and traveler Thor Heyerdahl, famous for his research and sailing on the Kon-Tiki raft from South America to Polynesia in search of truth.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki 0055 Azerbaijan

    The next stop on this tour will be the Palace of Sheki Khans, built in the 18th century. The windows of the palace represent the architectural style of the shebeke, which will amaze you with multi-colored glass embedded in the most complex ornaments, in the assembly of which no glue or nail was used.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from any hotel located in the city center.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Baku Holidays

Activity ID: V-136023P5

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