Palace of the Shirvanshahs

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Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower *
Tomb of Shirvanshahs of Palace of the Shirvanshahs
Country Azerbaijan
Type Cultural
Criteria iv
Reference 958
Region ** Europe
Inscription history
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)
Endangered 2003-2009

Palace of the Shirvanshahs is the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of Azerbaijan architecture. It is in the Inner City of Baku. There is the main building of the palace, Divanhane, the burial vaults, the shah's mosque with a minaret, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi's mausoleum, a portal in the east - Murad's gate, a reservoir and the remnants of the bath-house.

The palace is shown on the front of the Azerbaijani 10,000 manat banknote of 1994-2006.[1] It is also on the new 10 manat banknote.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Central Bank of Azerbaijan. National currency: 10000 manat. – Retrieved on 25 February 2010.
  2. Central Bank of Azerbaijan. National currency: 10 manat. – Retrieved on 25 February 2010.

Coordinates: 40°21′58″N 49°50′00″E / 40.366149°N 49.833443°E / 40.366149; 49.833443

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