Nakhchivan Khans' Palace, Nakhchivan

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Architectural Building · Historic Site
Don't miss one of Nakhchivan City's main attractions, Nakhchivan Khans' Palace. This exquisite oriental-style building is a real treat for history lovers. For almost 200 years until the early 20th century, this was the residence of the rulers of the Nakhchivan Khanate, one of many independent statelets that arose in the Caucasus following the death of Nadir Shah in 1747. Formerly a carpet museum, the palace’s beautifully furnished three floors adorned with local 'shebeke' stained glass windows currently house a museum devoted to this eventful chapter in Azerbaijani history. With our world travel planner, Nakhchivan attractions like Nakhchivan Khans' Palace can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Lots of interesting history and great views of the reaching out to Iran. You need to see this when visiting Nakhchivan.  more »
  • It is a 19th century Palace which has been well maintained and restored. It now houses a museum on 2nd floor. The best room to see is the middle room which has all glass work on its walls and ceiling....  more »
  • Very good place. It show us some of the historical events that is happend in the last of Naxcivan.
  • Carpets 👍

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