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Shaki

Shaki

Shaki is known one of the most ancient and fascinating region of Azerbaijan. The region is 370 km away of Baku city and is located at the north-west, at the skirt of Caucasus Mountain Ranges, and the region is also one of the most ancient settlements of Azerbaijan.

Shaki Khan Palace (1762) creates different historical perception in the minds of visitors with its own ancient architectural traditional hand crafting. The palace has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage. In the north side of the city, there is an irreplaceable castle, “Gelersen - Gorersen” (XV-XVIII) that it is prevalent with its protection for many years.

Additionally, Shaki’s cuisine is well scattered with tasty pakhlava, piti (cooking vegetable with meat in clay containers) and its people is well known for their humoristic spirits.