Welcome to Guba

Guba is located 168 km away from Baku. And on the attitude of 600m above the sea level in the hills of Greater Caucasian Mountains. This gorgeous region due to its rich flora – fauna and soft climate is very popular among the tourists. Many historical buildings are well preserved here such as Juma mosque, 16th-century mausoleum. This region is also home to more than 1000 Jewish people who were started living in The Red Village since the 18th century.

Running from persecution in Iran Mountain Jewish People in the 18th century asked permission from Fatali Khan to give them land near the city and he agreed. The Red Village or with another name Krasnaya Sloboda is the birthplace of many Azerbaijani famous businessman and scientists. The village is full of beautiful villas.

Touristic Places to visit in Guba:

  • Khinalig Khinalig is a village that located in the Greater Caucasian Mountains above 2350 meters high the sea level with fascinating natural beauty and beautiful mountain slopes.
  • Gachrash Forest
  • Mastargah Waterfall
  • Red Village (Jewish Settlement)
  • “Gadim Guba” carpet factory that women of Guba city are making very beautiful handmade carpets on a 5-6 mounts period. It is also possible to order a carpet with a picture you want handwoven on it.
  • Sweet Shops

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