explore the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace

Nakhchivan Khan's Palace is one of the most outstanding architectural sights in Azerbaijan. Enjoy the beauty of this place – an eye-catching monument of Azerbaijan's khanate period.

explorethe Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace

While in Nakhchivan City, history lovers shouldn’t miss visiting the Nakhchivan Khans’ Palace, whose exquisite Oriental style blends almost seamlessly into the region’s orange-hued terrain. Between the mid-18th century and early 20th century, the building was the residence of the rulers of the Nakhchivan Khanate, one of many small independent statelets to appear in the Caucasus and Iran following the death of Nadir Shah in 1747. Formerly a carpet museum, since 2010 the palace’s richly ornamented three floors complete with shebeke stained glass windows have housed a museum devoted to this fascinating period in Azerbaijani history.

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weather and season

Air temperature

Current:
27.8°C
Average:
18.9 – 34.2°C / 66.0–93.6°F

Feel temperature

Current:
33°C
Average:
18.1 – 36.8°C / 64.6–98.2°F

Wind

Current:
  • Sunny and very warm
  • NW
  • speed 7.4 km/h

When to go

  • Peak Season:
  • Spring, summer, autumn

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