Sheki Khans' Palace, Sheki

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Must see · World heritage site · History Museum · Architectural Building
Admire the intricate designs and decorations of Sheki Khans' Palace, a historic mansion that served as a summer residence of the Sheki Khanate ruler. The only building that remains of a once vast complex of residences, the palace dates back to the late 18th century, when the area was a principality of Iran ruled by a Caucasian Khanate. Explore the simple, two-story structure, surrounded by old trees and boasting an elaborately decorated facade and interior complete with vibrant stained glass mosaics, exquisite frescoes, and intricate tile patterns. Take a look at our Sheki trip maker website to schedule your visit to Sheki Khans' Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • What artistry and beauty - rooms become an art piece, the entire palace viewed from outside is an art piece.  more »
  • Without a doubt the best sight in Sheki. It can be reached by foot from the town centre, with the walk being just slightly uphill. The small palace is exquisite, on the outside aswell as the inside...  more »
  • Visit only with a guide. Photograph is not allowed inside the palace. You can take photo from the garden. I remember that inside the palace was magnificent.
  • Guided tour to inside rooms. Interesting story. Marvelous rooms with beautiful windows, carving and pantings. No photo inside

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