Description: Our one-day Shamakhi and Lahich tour will introduce you to Azerbaijan’s most important historical sites. You will explore the ancient mosque, mausoleums, and a remote village rich in tradition and architecture.
Pick up from the hotel in Baku and depart to Shamakhi. On the way, stop at Diri Baba Mausoleum in the Maraza settlement. The mausoleum carved into a rock was constructed in 1402. It is an impressive example of Shirvan architecture. Then, pay a visit to Shamakhi Juma Mosque, one of the most ancient mosques in Azerbaijan, built in the VIII century. Continue to the Yeddi Gumbaz mausoleum (Seven Domes) – a tomb of Shamakhi Khanate royal family members built in the 17-18th centuries. Drive to Lahich (Lahij), an ancient village founded in the third and fourth centuries B.C. that is located 1375 meters above sea level. Primarily known for its craftsmanship. Throughout the walking tour, you will come across many workshops where you can purchase handmade souvenirs, carpets, and other local products. Return to Baku and drop off at your hotel.