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Sheki - Caravanserai

Entrance to the Sheki Caravanserai, Caravanserai are resting place for travellers and traders along the Silk Road

Sheki - Caravanserai

The beautiful courtyard of the Sheki Caravanserai that stills serves like a hotel today

Sheki - Caravanserai

The rooms in the Sheki Caravanserai are simple, the feeling of sleeping in such an ancient place is a great experience

Sheki - Heydar Aliyev billboard

Large billboard with the great Azeri Leader Heydar Aliyev and a map of the country with its provinces

Sheki - Heydar Aliyev statue

A statue of Heydar Aliyev the referred Azeri President with the Azerbaijan coat of Arms in the background

Sheki - Heydar Aliyev statue

The Sheki town hall that used to be the local headquarters of the Communist Party and is now renovated

Sheki - Hotel Intourist

Most travellers will opt for the Caravanserai, Intourist is a good alternative for those who prefer Soviet atmosphere

Sheki - Juma Mosque

The Juma Mosque of Sheki also called Juma Masjiid was constructed in 1750 and has a 40 meter long minaret

Sheki - Khans Palace

The beautiful Khans Palace was constructed in the 18th century as a summer residence for ruler Hussein-khan Mushtad

Sheki - Khans Palace

The colourful decorated wooden widow frames of Khans Palace are all piece together without nails or glue

Sheki - Albanian church

The Albanian Church of Sheki is housing the Museum of applied arts that seem to data back to Soviet times

Sheki - Sheki historical museum

The building of the Sheki historical Regional Ethnography Museum named after Rashid Bey Efendiyev

Sheki - Sheki historical museum

Nothing in the Sheki Historical museum seems to have changed since the late 70s, clearly the top attraction of Sheki

Sheki - Sheki historical museum

Great looking display boxes that with various local items like carpets and pictures of important people of Sheki

Sheki - Sheki historical museum

Many photographs of important people including war and labour heroes dating back to the communist period

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