Shamakhi Tour, visit Sufi Dervish Mousaleum Diri Baba, Shamakhi mosque, Shamakhi Lake, tour to Lahij, Lahij History Musem, Local handicrafts in Lahij, Walking tour in Lahij
The history of Shamakhi starts from 5th century BC, and is popular with its landscape and literature in Azerbaijan. In the 9th -16th centuries it was the capital of Shirvan Empire, and in the mid-18th century it used to be the center of Shamakhi Khanate. The first mosque of all Caucasus and Azerbaijan – the Juma Mosque is in Shamakhi. It is additionally called the City of Literature since it was the native land of many Azerbaijani poets. Present day Shamakhi is a recognized center of carpet weaving and winemaking.