Sheki Fortress, Sheki

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Explore a compact mid-18th-century Azeri settlement at Sheki Fortress, a well-preserved and partially restored stone fort guarding the Palace of Shaki Khans. An exquisitely decorated façade leads to the ornate interior, with decorative deep blue and ochre tiles, as well as stained-glass windows testifying to the wealth and refined taste of independent Shaki Khans sandwiched between the Persian and Russian empires. The complex features an ethnographic and history museum with a nice armory, as well as a restaurant that provides nice views of the mountainous scenery. Plan to visit Sheki Fortress and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sheki attractions using our Sheki trip planner.
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  • The fortress is well maintained & main attraction of Sheki....on the grounds there is Khan summer palace,cafe,& a building with lots of shops selling local craft.  more »
  • I decided to walk up to Sheki Fortress from my hotel in the town centre. The way was interesting, but a bit long... I came past Juma Mosque, the Kervansaray and various restaurants and tea gardens...  more »

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