Sheki, Azerbaijan

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Sheki, Azerbaijan Sheki is often the last stop in a tour of the Caucasus as it sits close to Azerbaijan’s border with Georgia. The city, situated in northern Azerbaijan and one of its oldest cities, …

Baku, Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, the centre of the city sitting on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Azerbaijan is perhaps a country in the Caucasus region that travellers do not think …

Juma Mosque Azerbaijan

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Highlights of Azerbaijan | Juma Mosque The Juma Mosque of Shamakhi (Juma Masjid) is the largest mosque in Azerbaijan. Shamakhi (also called Shemakha) is located 122 kilometres west of Baku and is one of Azerbaijan’s …

Highlights of Azerbaijan | Ateshgah (Fire Temple) ‘Azer’ in Persian means fire and Azerbaijan’s nickname is ‘the Land of Fire’. Zoroastrianism, the main religion during Persian rule, puts great importance on fire, which is believed …