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Palace of the Shirvanshahs

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Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Şirvanşahlar sarayı
Tomb of Shirvanshahs of Palace of the Shirvanshahs
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Baku, Azerbaijan Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 40°21′58″N 49°50′00″E / 40.366228°N 49.833469°E / 40.366228; 49.833469
Includes
  • Palatial mosque in Baku
  • Q16854643
  • Q1953455
  • Shirvanshahs’ bath houses
Criteria Cultural: iv
Reference 958
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)
Endangered 2003-2009
Palace of the Shirvanshahs is located in Azerbaijan
Palace of the Shirvanshahs
Location of Palace of the Shirvanshahs

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