Shakhi City is one of the most ancient cities of Azerbaijan. It was also the Capital of the Shirvanshah Government between the 8th and 15th centuries. Shakhi City is also famous with its carpetmaking history, which hundreds of years old Shamakhi Carpets are exhibited in the museum of Turkey, Germany, and the USA. One of the most ancient mosques in Azerbaijan that survived until today is in Shamakhi. The mosque called Juma Mosque and dates back to year 743. You can also visit the 7 Gumbaz Mausoleum Complex to see the graves of the Royal family members of the kings of Shamakhi. Our tour included a Professional Licensed tour guide which will explain you the history of the City and will help you to understand the sites more deeply.
What is included/excluded
Entrance Tickets to Museums
Hotel Pick Up/Drop Off
Professional Tour Guide
All Fees and Taxes
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from your hotel or any accommodation that you stay inside of the Baku City
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan
The first stop in your Trip will be the Diri Baba Mausoleum in Maraza settlement. The Diri Baba Mausoleum stands in a square construction on a glyptic cliff. Two storeyed building has been built in the year 1402. Local residents in Maraza believes that in the Diri Baba Mausoleum one sacred person was buried and his body remained imperishable due to his holiness. That is why the name of the mausoleum is Diri Baba which literally means Alive Grandfather.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan
After the Diri Baba, you will visit the Shamakhi Juma Mosque which built in year 743 and is one of the most ancient mosques built in the territory of Azerbaijan.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, DNdN Qorqud St., Shamakhi 5600 Azerbaijan
Then you will visit the 7 Gumbaz Mausoleum. It is the mausoleum complex that was built in 17-18th centuries and is known as graves of royal family members of Shamakhi Khanate.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Lahic Guest House, Lahich, Azerbaijan
Then you will proceed to the Lahij Village. The village is located 1375 m above the sea level. On the way, you will stop at the rope bridge and take the photos on it. After the reaching, the village you will have a walking tour in the main street of Lahij will have a chance to speak with local residents of the village, visit the copper craft and many other shops which you can buy handmade souvenirs, herbs, carpets, and many more items. Also, you will visit the old Museum of Local History in Lahij.
Duration: 1 hour
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Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate