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Sheki Khan's Palace

Sheki, Azerbaijan
+994 55 787 98 70
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The palace is an absolutely beautiful piece of Islamic architecture, small but well worth the visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert M
New York City, New York
via mobile
A beautiful palace beyond words

This beyond words. Maybe beyond photos . Photos inside are forbidden but since a friend took I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ilzo A
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Sheki, Azerbaijan
+994 55 787 98 70
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The palace is an absolutely beautiful piece of Islamic architecture, small but well worth the visit .

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beyond words. Maybe beyond photos . Photos inside are forbidden but since a friend took I present here . Better buy a book or postal in the little but very interesting shop . This was a palace and even if valuable artifacts are missing...More

Thank Ilzo A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance should be for free. Renovated of course, murals are nice certainly those on the second floor. The stained glass windows are nice as well. But you have to wait 30 minutes to get in, no pictures allowed. Ok the entrance fee was only 1,5...More

Thank RobertLeunis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best Place in Sheki cause thats the only place i liked or else i think going to Sheikhi from Baku is a 4 hours ride which was not much needed You cant take pictures inside the palace and the boards and information is not...More

Thank Marium A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The palace is small but it is exquisitely decorated. There is also some beautiful stained glass. A nearby workshop shows how this stained glass is made. Sadly no photographs are allowed but you can buy photographs at the shop.

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Khan Serai is a small but impressive historical building.... with nice construction. It is built totally with wood, without any iron nails. The building is beautiful. More impressive, however, is the overall set up of the establishment, with appropriately designed lawns and Chinar trees planted...More

Thank Ranger_ofthe_North
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good walking tour of the property, short but interesting. Nice book about the history available in the shop.

Thank xistinchaos
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Photos are not allowed inside the Palace but well worth a visit with beautifully painted interior and window glass design. A must see in Sheki.

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The tour guide just let us to walk in the palace for less than 10 minutes. Then he quickly brought us to the souvenir shop. I asked him jf i can enter the palace again because 10 minutes was not enough for such a beautiful...More

Thank chingyu824
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Sheki is a small town and honestly not one of my favourite during my Caucasus trip, but the Sheki Kahn's palace is definitely something to visit if you stop in town. It is beautifully decorated and well preserved. The tour is guided and is divided...More

1  Thank Arianna M
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Minu F
11 August 2017|
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Response from Cablebayretirees | Reviewed this property |
I shall try and answer some of your questions: 1 Driving between Baku and Sheki. We drove this route. It is quite a long drive. Much of the journey is through countryside that is almost desert so it is hot, dry, dusty. It... More
София Р
26 April 2017|
Response from Amir R | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry no