Historical tour in the Quba

 

Firstly we ll visit Çirax Qala, which means lamp castle in Azerbaijani is a ruined ancient fortress overlooking the Caspian coastal plains north of Baku in Azerbaijan. It is located on the top of a mountain, in the Guba Forest. It was constructed by the SassanidPersians in the 5th century, it was used as a defense for the khanate of Quba in the 18th century.road the Chirag Gala is almost impossible to reach with any vehicle. Most tourists and people travel by foot to the top of the mountain.
After we ll go to the retaining wall of Gilgilcay. Around Gilgilchay there are two retaining wall  with 220 m from each other built at the end of the 5th century and beginning of the 6th century. Gubad (488-531) built them at the crossing of the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, at the head of the Beshbarmak mountain. These fortifications were called Finger-divan. The length of the Gilgilchai dam, which is a giant block of Sassanid, is about 30 km (20 km away from bricks), the thickness and h of the walls reaches about 8 m. The fortress of Chiragqala was built to protect the giant rock on the mountain peak. Chiraggala, a giant fortress reminiscent of the Maidan Tower in Baku, was built in the fifth century, according to the method of wicker embroider.


When we ll finish our trip in Shabran, we ll go to Quba and Juma mosque.Juma Mosque was built in the 19th century. The mosque was built from the red brick and it was erected in 1802. It is also called "Jama". This mosque was constructed in typical Quba province style mosques. The brick for the mosque were made in the village of Igryg. In appearance it resembles a faceted cylinder, and it's shaped like a regular octagon. Inside of the mosque there is a big hall crowned with a huge 16 m diameter dome. After we ll go other historical place Chuxur Hamam. Chuhur hamam is a bathhouse. The hamam is unique in its beehive shaped dome made of brick. The building of the bathhouse was built from the red brick. Its large dome enabled it to maintain the right temperature and humidity inside the house.

 

At the end we ll visit Village Qırmızı qəsəbə (Red Town).The village is located across the Qudiyalçay River (or Kudyal River) from the larger town of Quba. It is the primary settlement of Azerbaijan's population of highland, or mountain Jews who make up the population of approximately 4,000. The most widely spoken language in Qırmızı Qəsəbə is Juhuri. Qırmızı Qəsəbə is considered to be the world's last surviving shtetl. The settlement is sometimes referred to as the Red Town or the Red Village, possibly because of the red tiling used on many of the roofs.Red Town(Yerusalem of the Caucasus) The village is located accros the Qudiyalcay river from the larger town of Quba. İt's the primary settlement of Azerbaijan s population of highland,or mountain Jewish and who make up the population of approximately 4000. The Jewish residents continue their worship in the remaining synagogues.

 

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Absheron-Baku
Ganja-Qazakh
Shaki-Zaqatala
Lankaran
Quba-Khachmaz
Arana
Yukhari-Karabakh
Kalbajar-Lachin
Daglig-Shirvan
Nakhchivan
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