Sheki is Azerbaijan’s true travel gem, a small city off on the forested slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. There are rich in Islamic architecture, Silk Road history, good food, and friendly people.
Shaki is situated in northern Azerbaijan on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain range, 325 km from Baku. The population of Shaki is 63,000.
Shaki is surrounded by snowy peaks of the Caucasus mountain ranges of 3000–3600 m. Shaki’s climate includes a range of cyclones and anticyclones, air masses and
Shaki Caravanserai completed 19th century is a historical monument in Sheki, a part of which is used as a hotel.
This caravanserai has a rectangular shape with a large inner yard in the centre of which is located a pool. There are 242 rooms in the caravanserai.
Earlier there were merchant stores and storage rooms in the coaching inn, but the first floor was intended for guests whom the rooms were leased.
Since 1988, the caravanserai is used as a hotel complex for tourists, guests of the city and local residents.
The outside of the caravanserai still has many souvenir shops.
Sheki is a small city off on the forested slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains but Azerbaijan’s true travel gem, rich in Islamic architecture, Silk Road history, good food, and friendly people.
I went for a ramble through the street in the evening. The town was quiet and fantastic like dream.
Local people enjoyed their life. They have a spiritual wealth.
Thank you for visiting my blog. I am going to a fifteen-day trip tomorrow. I will visit Switzerland, Budapest and Slovakia.
I shall be away for a while. Thank you.