Qədim Quba


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

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1. Hündür Gümbəzli Hamam

0.17 MILES

Restored in 2018, this 19th-century brick hamman building has a distinctive beehive dome and lies on a street that has several patches of archetypal old…

2. Hacı Cəfər Məscid

0.17 MILES

Fronted by a wild rose-bush, this colourfully painted brick mosque, originally built as a square-plan church, is the most eye-catching of several minor…

3. Cümə Məscid

0.24 MILES

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…

4. History Museum

0.25 MILES

A facade like a stylised castle lures visitors to investigate this unusually professional regional museum, whose main appeal is the fine collection of…

5. Nizami Park

0.28 MILES

Old chaps in flat caps sip tea and slap dominoes all day long beneath shady chestnut and plane trees on this attractive, tree-shaded square. There's an…

6. Grand Synagogue

0.43 MILES

The most impressive of Qırmızı Qəsəbə's surviving synagogues is a two-storey brick structure dating from 1888, pimpled with six spired minidomes.

7. Qırmızı Qəsəbə

0.54 MILES

Across the river from central Quba, Qırmızı Qəsəbə is a much-celebrated Jewish village with two active synagogues, including the Grand Synagogue. Its…

8. Quba 1918 Genocide Memorial Complex

0.85 MILES

A startling pair of concrete spike-pyramids rise dramatically above a subterranean museum that very powerfully commemorates the massacres of April and May…