Quba is a city in the north of the country and the capital of the Quba Rayon (district) of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 38,100. The city’s suburb of Q?rm?z? Q?s?b? is the home of Azerbaijan's largest community of Mountain Jews and is considered to be one of the largest communities of Jews in the former Soviet Union.
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Juma Mosque was built in the 19th century. This mosque was constructed in the typical style of Quba province mosques. Inside the mosque there is a large hall crowned with a huge 16metre diameter dome. The Sakina-Khanum Mosque was built in 1854 by the widow of Abbasgulu Bakikhanov. The mosque was built from red bricks and is similar to a faceted cylinder. Each facet has a window in the form of a semicircular arch. The top of the facade is surrounded by an original eaves made from small bricks. The top of this stately building is crowned with a large white metal dome in the shape of a multi-faceted helmet. The top of the dome is decorated with a graceful thin spike. Quba has enjoyed strong economic growth over the last decade, much of it spurred by tourism and the construction industry.
Staying at Old City Inn
Located in the Old City of Baku, the Old City Inn is situated in the heart of this historical district and close to Sabir Park, The Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Nizami Museum. Azeri carpet shopping is available within the old city and there is an amazing choice.Visit Old City Inn website