Baku Mereza Niyazi House Oil Industry Old Baku Sheki



Xan Sarayi
(Khan's Palace 1761-62)


was the capital of the khanate until ceded to Russia in 1805
last khan died in 1819


one of the five working caravanserais
 has survived as a hotel and restaurant


the entrance


the courtyard


the hall


guest room


old house in Sheki


the school house


first grade classroom


down the dingy hall


a potter
any size available for the tourist

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Baku Mereza Niyazi House Oil Industry Old Baku Sheki

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