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. Take a look at our Sheki trip maker website to schedule your visit to Sheki Khan's Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is one of the most important and beautiful attractions in Sheki. The craftmanship is incredible, and the stained glass windows are excellent examples of the skill from centuries ago.  more »
  • So this master piece is definitely a must when visiting Sheki. From outside it doesn't look as nearly majestic as from inside. Make sure you take a guide so that she explains about all the meanings of...  more »
  • This place is stunning. It is very exciting that people who build it didn't use any nails or glues. And the trees in the yard are beautiful also. I felt that I am traveling in time!  more »
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  • Very close with Karvansaray. nice view for sheki and twilight.
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Mostly reasonably priced, accommodations in Sheki vary in style from basic establishments to modern lodgings with all the necessary facilities and scenic views. Some inexpensive hotels offer small, simple rooms with a central location, while homestays can be a good choice for the budget-conscious traveler. Other options include booking into a spacious resort or renting a well-furnished cottage.
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