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Sheki City Sight Tour

Azerbaija, Seki (0)
from/per person 160$
  • Historic Buildings
  • Audio guide
  • Groups allowed
  • Pet allowed
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Description

Tour program: Sheki City Sight Tour.

Duration: 9 hours.

“Special Promotional Package” is valid only between 01.07.2017-25.12.2017

 
Departure from the Hotel at 09:00.

Drive to Sheki  and Tour in Sheki surroundings:

–  Sheki Khan’s palace -XVIII century under UNESCO protection (entrance) with magnificent frescos and exquisite stained glass work. Survey of fortifications, caravanserai in the Old city (XVII-XIX c.c.).The Palace of Sheki Khans which was a summer residence of Shaki Khans, still remains one of the most visible landmarks of Shaki. Constructed in 1762 without a single nail is one of the most marvelous monuments of its epoch. Displayed within the palace are Azerbaijani Khanate-era artifacts, as well as displays of the art scene, considered to be among the finest in the world.

– Survey of the exposition of the National Applied Arts museum in the old round Christian temple (IX-XVI c.) and acquaintance with works of handicraftsmen on manufacturing stained – glass windows  “shebaka” (handmade frescos) in their workshops. Have a panoramic view of Sheki city from the mountain.

Sheki is one of the most famous and ancient places of Azerbaijan. Situated 700 m (2297 ft.) above sea level like an amphitheater surrounded by the mountains and forests of oak trees, this ancient city was long famed as a silk center and an important stop on the Great Silk Route.

– Lunch break

– Visiting of “Pakhlava” (special and famous in Azerbaijan sweet) workshop and Tekelduz (a kind of weaving popular in this area) workshop.

– Albanian Church in Kish Village. It is located approximately 5 km north of Sheki. According to historians this small church one of the first Christian churches on Caucasus and was renovated with funds ofNorwegian Government in 2000.

Shaki is surrounded by snowy peaks of the Greater Caucasus, which in some places reaches 3000–3600 m. Shaki’s climate includes a range of cyclones and anticyclones, air masses and local winds. The average annual temperature in Shaki is 12 °C. In June and August, average temperature varies between 20 and 25 °C.

– Sheki Bazaar where you will be able to see how local people trade and deal.Walking along the old street and visiting of different craftsman workshops.

– Sheki Silk Factory.

Drive to Baku.

The price includes:

– Sedan car (max occupancy is 3).

– Excursions and transportation according to the program.

– English or Arabic speaking guide during excursions.

– Bottle of water, snacks and cookies during excursion.

 

The price doesn’t include:

– Airplane, museum tickets and visa fee.

– Lunch, Dinner and other extra expenses.

 

Total package price: 160.00 USD .

Number of Guests: Minimum 2 persons.

 


Schedule

1st July to 15 th July
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
Last Admission 18:00
16 th July to 25 th December
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 09:00 - 18:00
Last Admission 18:00

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