Carpet Workshop in Quba

Qadim Quba

Quba is famous for its handmade carpets and this workshop is one accessible place where visitors can see the process in action.
Memorial in Quba

Quba 1918 Genocide Memorial Complex

Skulls and human bones protruding in awful profusion form a key part of this powerfully emotional if politically charged monument. The mass grave site was found in 2007 when digging to rebuild a stadium. Today there…
in Xınalıq

Xınalıq Museum

Museum in Quba

History Museum

A facade like a stylised castle lures visitors to investigate this unusually professional new regional museum. Along with the typical displays of pots, swords and Bronze Age jewelry, there's a fine collection of cla…
Mountain in Baku to Quba

Beşbarmaq Dağ

Atop a super-steep grassy ridge, Beşbarmaq Dağ is a distinctive split crag whose mystical crown of phallic rocks attracts (mostly female) pilgrims. In around 20 minutes they climb a steep partially laddered trail fr…
Mosque in Quba

Hacı Cəfər Məscid

This colourfully painted brick mosque is the most eye-catching of several minor historic structures giving Ardəbil küç a modest appeal for casual strolling. You’ll also find a few typical old-Quba houses with rounde…
Ruins in Quba

Günbəzli Hamam

This 18th-century brick hamam-ruin has a distinctive beehive dome but lies decrepit and forgotten on a street that has several patches of archetypal old-Quba architecture.
Mosque in Quba

Cümə Məscid

This octagonal mosque is Quba’s most distinctive historic building, painted a dull red and topped with a metallic dome forming a central point like a Prussian helmet.
Landscape in Baku to Quba

'Candycane Mountains'

An eye-catching area of vivid pink-and-white striped hills is commonly nicknamed the 'Candycane Mountains' by Baku expats. Look carefully and you find that the colourful landscape is littered with little fossils.
Castle in Baku to Quba

Çirax Qala

One of rural Azerbaijan’s best-preserved castle ruins, Çirax Qala's spindly, three-storey keep rises on a forested bluff, high above Qala Altı, a big, modern sulphur-water sanatorium complex. You see the silhouette …