Museum in Shushi

Shushi History Museum

Housed in an impressive old stone mansion, Shushi's Museum holds an excellent collection of local artefacts. English-language descriptions of the exhibits help to make sense of it all, but to get a better understand…
Museum in Shushi

Carpet Museum

This new museum on the main road between the upper and lower town houses a wonderful collection of local carpets from the 17th to 20th centuries. Upstairs there's an art gallery.
Church in Shushi

Ghazanchetsots Cathedral

The restored Ghazanchetsots Cathedral is an impressive white structure originally built in 1868. It was closed by the Soviets in 1920 and used as a storage depot, and was where Azeri forces stored their Grad missile…
Fortress in Shushi

Shushi Fortress

Shushi's fortress was built in 1750 by Panah Khan. During the Karabakh War the Azeri army fired Grad missiles from here down onto Stepanakert and its surrounding villages. It was conquered by a stunning night assaul…
Viewpoint in Shushi


This area of grazing land on the outskirts of Shushi overlooks the beautiful Hunot Gorge. Take a walk out here for some stunning views.