Palace of the Shirvanshahs is a 15th-century palace situated in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan. The palace was built by the Shirvanshahs and is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is described as ‘one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture’. The sandstone palace includes the main building, burial vaults, a mausoleum and a mosque. It is an iconic place in Azerbaijan and is featured on some banknotes. The palace was restored in 2003 and is now a museum where people can get a look at the building and its contents.
The palace is situated in the Old City area. You can get there by taking the metro to ‘Icharishahar’ which is a stop on the red line. You can also get the bus to the ‘Old City’ stop which is served by the 6 and 18 lines.
Opening Times and Admission
The palace complex is open to visitors daily 10am-6pm. Admission is set at 2AZN and guided tours are available at a cost 6AZN.