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7 Off-Beat Things to do in Quba, Azerbaijan

Quba is a magnificent city and the capital of the Quba Rayon of Azerbaijan. It is a sensual delight to view the slopes of the Shahdag mountain as the city lies on the northeastern slope. At an altitude of 600 meters above sea level on the banks of the river Kudyal, Quba is an abode of nature’s beauty. Come and explore the many things to do in Quba that will make for a delightful and adventurous holiday.

7 Things to Do in Quba, Azerbaijan

1. Tengya Alty Gorge – Keep the Enemies Away

Things to Do in Quba - Gorge visit

The gorge offers some spectacular views with autumn leaves adorning the hillside. You can take a lovely drive into the countryside to spend time relaxing. It is interesting to note that the gorge is of historical importance as it kept the enemies away for centuries. Now, let’s take a break from history and enjoy a short hike to view the green forests or even a horse ride. Go on to experience an awesome Quba Azerbaijan attraction.

Average Price: Free to view

Timings: All days


2. Afrudja Waterfalls – 75 Meters of Nature`s Delight

Things to Do in Quba - Afrudja

Makes for an incredible sight, Quba’s biggest waterfalls beckon you and your family. Soak in the pleasure of the sounds of a waterfall as this is the most accessible and safe waterfall. A narrow 3-4 meter wide gangway will give you an adrenaline rush. There are plenty of cafes and eatery joints. So sit in the beautiful environs and relax with a cup of tea. This is a not to miss thing to do in Quba, “Natures Monument of Azerbaijan”.

Average Price: Free to view

Timings: Preferably between 06:00 am – 06:00 pm


3. Qachrash Forest – Evergreen freshness

Things to do in Quba - Qachrash Forest

If you ever wanted to be a part of a forest famous for its wild walnuts, hazelnuts, apples, pears, and pine trees then a day in the forest recreation center is a thing to do in Quba. Qachrash is a large village in the Quba region covered by forest on all sides. It is famous for its natural springs and plants. You can also catch a view of animals like wolves, bears, foxes or go fishing in Gudjalchay. The place is on the top of the Quba Azerbaijan attractions list.

Average price: Free to see

Timings: Open all-day


4. Chenlibel Lake – Inhale and Exhale Purity

Ever wanted to go away from all the noise and skyscrapers of the modern world? Here is your chance to enjoy the vibe and inhale pure air in this marvelous place. The lake is surrounded by fabulous forests and mountains. Join your loved ones for a cup of tea and breathe! Go on and watch the mist above the water reflect the light of the rising sun.

Average Price: Free to see

Timings: All-day


5. Khinalug Village – Steeped in history

The village has a history spanning 5,000 years. That makes it the oldest inhabited village that managed to survive many invasions. You can visit the ancient cemeteries and a 15th-century mosque here. There are plans to modernize the infrastructure and buildings of Khinalug. We can only hope that its beauty shall be preserved with care.

Average Price: Free to See

Timings: All-day


6. The Guba Genocide Memorial complex – Artists Memory of History

The memorial is dedicated to the victims of March Days. Azerbaijan’s art combined with architecture has converted this graveyard into a historical site. The memorial is close to the river in Guba. You will find a room of skulls and human bones locked up for viewing. It is a fitting memorial to commemorate the dead in a dignified manner. You should also pay tribute and include the memorial in your things to do in Quba.

Average Price: Baku- Guba 100 manat

Timings: 9 am – 6 pm


7. Nizami Park – A Day Beneath the Sky

Holiday under shady chestnut trees and enjoy a rush of life within at the Nizami Park. Visit an ornamental castle tower, a museum, tomb tower and statues of poets and sportswomen. This little park will give you a vibe of nature’s delights and it gives you the untouched, virgin feeling. It’s a throwback to the old soviet era. A nice park to hang out with family and friends.

Average Price:  Include as part of an Itinerary 

Timings: Open 24 hours | Best Time to Visit: 10 am to 11 am

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