Historical-Regional Ethnography Museum named after Raşidbey Əfəndiyev
Those şəbəkə stained-glass windows you’ll have seen at the palace are laboriously made by slotting together hundreds of hand-carved...
This small but vividly colourful palace is Şəki’s foremost ‘sight’ and one of the South Caucasus’ most iconic buildings. When completed...
Even if you don’t stay here, do peep inside this historic caravanserai whose twin-level arcade of sturdy arches encloses a sizeable...
Old Sheki Teahouse
Fabulously atmospheric, but only serving tea by the samovar accompanied by jams, fruit and confectionery (costing a minimum of AZN6).
The outdoor garden seating surveys Old Şəki but service seems to strongly favour local clientele and menus are unpriced. No sign.
Historical-Regional Ethnography Museum named after Raşidbey Əfəndiyev information
Tour groups are marched dutifully around this dowdy museum whose name is its most impressive feature. Exhibits include archaeological oddments, ethnographical artefacts and the usual emotive panels on WWII, Karabakh and Xocalı.