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Palace of the Shirvanshahs

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The Shirvanshah's Palace
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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View of the Palace of the Shirvanshahs
LocationBaku, Azerbaijan
Part ofWalled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
CriteriaCultural: (iv)
Reference958
Inscription2000 (24th Session)
Coordinates40°21′58″N 49°50′00″E / 40.366149°N 49.833443°E / 40.366149; 49.833443Coordinates: 40°21′58″N 49°50′00″E / 40.366149°N 49.833443°E / 40.366149; 49.833443
Palace of the Shirvanshahs is located in Azerbaijan
Palace of the Shirvanshahs
Location of Palace of the Shirvanshahs in Azerbaijan

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.