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Publication type: Baku Sights

26 May 2017

Tuba-Shakhi Mosque

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Tuba-Shakhi Mosque, Baku Tuba-Shakhi Mosque in Mardakjan village was constructed in the 15th century by the order of some Tuba-Shakhi and was named after her. This cult structure has survived in good condition is an example of classical architecture of medieval Azerbaijan. The mosque’s walls were made from smooth dressed stone; the rectangular windows are […]

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Publication type: Baku Sights

26 May 2017

Sinik-Kala Mosque

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Synyk-Kala Mosque, Baku The most ancient building not only in “Icheri-Sheher” but in the entire Azerbaijan is Mohammed Mosque (named after architect Mohammed Abu-Bakr) also known as Synyk-Kala. The monument’s age is confirmed by the inscription in Arab characters engraved on the stone slab placed beside the mosque entrance (1078— 1079 AD or the year […]

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Publication type: Baku Sights

26 May 2017

Shirvanshah Palace

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Shirvanshah Palace, Baku Shirvan Dynasty Palace Complex is a jewel in the crown of Azerbaijani architecture. It was erected there in the 15 th century (when Shirvan residence moved from Shemakha to Baku ). The complex comprises the two-storey palace building, the tomb, the mosque, the divankhane, the Mausoleum of Seiid Yakhya Bakuvi, the bath […]

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Publication type: Baku Sights

26 May 2017
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Multani Caravanserai – a monument of ancient Azerbaijan When we talk about the Ancient East, trade caravans are one of the most common associations. For centuries, the Great Silk Road had been linking Europe and the East. Numerous caravanserais were functioning along the entire length of road. Often, one could see a lonely caravanserai awaiting […]

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