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Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki

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Admire the intricate designs and decorations of Sheki Khan's 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sheki Khan's Palace by using our Sheki trip itinerary maker.
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  • The summer palace of the Khans is an interesting building and stained glass are beautiful. To see in an entire program.
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  • I went here on a tour so the guide explained what each room was, and as another review pointed out you do need a guide as there is no other information. The thing that really stood out was the intrica...  more »
  • Visit this place only with a guide (5 manat per person), because there's no information at all inside the house.