Shaki - Beauty of culture and history

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The Old city of Shaki with the former name "Nuha", has always been interesting for tourists. Thus, the city built in the 5th century is famous for its historical monuments, the hospitality of its inhabitants as well as the nature of the forest covered mountains. If you are hesitating to choose a city for your summer vacation it can be a good motivation to visit this fascinating city.

1)The magnificent sky, landscapes

Located above the 700 meters higher from the sea level, the city with beautiful landscapes and far away from the noise and stress is an ideal destination for you. What can be better than drinking "purrengi" tea and observing the sky after long exploration in green forests and visiting sightseeings after a stressful year??


Whether you rent a house or book a hotel room, Shaki is surrounded by its greenery, which is protected and taken care of by people in general. Moreover, you are free for to cool off in the river named Gurcanachay which separates the city into 2 parts.


Shaki Khan Palace belongs to the 18th century, known for its amazing construction without a single nail, Caravanserai the best place to rest for merchants and tourists and nowadays operates as a hotel, centuries-old mosques, forts can be considered as the main reasons to visit Shaki.

4) Delicious and unique desserts and sweets

I bet you that it is impossible to find such sweet and delicious tastes like Shaki Pakhlava, Nogul, Mindal with nuts in another place rather than Shaki.

5) Hospitality

Like the other Azerbaijani people, the Shaki inhabitants also invite are willing to invite you their homes no matter if you are an Azerbaijani or a foreign tourist, for the place to stay, table for eating without expecting anything from you with their warm smiles.

2017.05.03 / 15:24
Aysel Karimli
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