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Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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We visited this palace as it was included in our itinerary. Though it is well kept and nicely decorated, but certainly no comparison with similar ones in Iran. Also note that photography is disallowed... read more »
It's must visit! A magnificent ancient place. You can take a tour and get information about this Palace. There are very old plane trees growing in the yard of the Palace. You can take beautiful pictur... read more »
The Palace was not very big but the interior was beautiful and very colorful because of the colored glass mosaic used. Nearby was a shop where hand-made woodwork was sold. The palace was located in a ... read more »
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