Discover Quba (Guba) Tours

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Quba is one of the fascinating regions closest to Azerbaijan’s capital and is a favorite with tourists.

Any vacation taken there should include the picturesque landscapes of Gachrash and Tangaalti and the Jewish settlement of Krasnaya Sloboda (Red Settlement). More adventurous travelers get the chance to visit the mountain villages of Griz and Khinalig that have preserved their ancient lifestyles.

The native ripe red apple is Guba’s symbol, which also has beautiful nature, many attractive historical sites and carefully preserved cultural heritage. The Afurja waterfall in Guba is included in the list of the Natural Sites of Special Interest of Azerbaijan. The region’s colony of griffon vultures has been included in the Red book.

The Guba School of carpet making has global iconic status and local hospitality is legendary. This land, once visited by the French writer Alexandre Dumas and the Norwegian scientist-traveler Thor Heyerdahl, is now ready to welcome visitors. The up market hotels and recreation centers will satisfy the most demanding tourists.

Tangaalti tour in Quba (Guba)

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Tangaalti tour in Quba (Guba) Tangaalti is an intermontane village located in the region of the same name, 33 km from Guba centre and 725 m above sea level. The Valvalachay river flows between the two peaks on the northern face of the Great Caucasus mountains. It runs through a gorge 400-600 m deep between…

Afurja Waterfall tour in Quba (Guba)

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Afurja Waterfall tour in Quba (Guba) There are many waterfalls in Guba. The best-known one is formed by the waters of the Valvalachay, a few kilometres from Tanga canyon in the village of Afurja (42 km from the regional centre). This waterfall is 70 metres high. There is a path, just 3-4 metres wide, under…

Khinalig tour in Quba (Guba)

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Khinalig tour in Quba (Guba) The unique & fascinating Khinalig village is situated at 2,500m above sea level. As well as about 65 km from the regional centre of Guba. There are 380 home inhabiting about 3000 people of a particular ethnographic group in this village. They speak a language unheard anywhere else in the…

The Arched Bridge in Quba

The Arched Bridge in Quba The Gudyalchay arched bridge is the only extant bridge of the seven that existed in Guba region from the 17th-19th centuries. This lengthy bridge was built in 1894 and designed by Alexander III to strengthen Russia’s military presence in the Caucasus. It is 275 metres long and its 14 spans,…

Juma Mosque in Quba

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Juma Mosque in Quba Right by the city’s central park stands one of the oldest mosques, the Juma (Friday) Mosque. Founded by Gazi Ismayil Efendi, its rich architecture was fashioned from red brick in 1802. In fact the architecture of this house of worship is typical only of mosques in Guba. The Juma Mosque is…

Red settlement in Quba

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Red settlement in Quba This district is the home to the world’s largest community of Mountain Jews. They call themselves Jugur. Local people speak a dialect of Tat, or mountain Jewish. They also understand Hebrew and are fluent in Azerbaijani and Russian. The red district is a fine example of the hospitality and tolerance of the…