Sheki Azerbaijan and the Silk Road

9 Portrait-of-a-man-Winter-Palace

Sheki, in Azerbaijan, is where tourists can steep themselves in history in an historic town on the Silk Road. Asian Art Newspaper discovers its magnificent buildings and its long-standing connection with silk manufacture Azerbaijan is not on the well-worn tourist… Continue reading

Sheki in Azerbaijan

Detail of the Qajar-style wall paintings in the upper room at the Winter Palace

Asian Art Newspaper explores the Silk Road town of Sheki, in Azerbaijan’s Greater Caucasus Azerbaijan is not on the well-worn tourist path, but things are beginning to change and it is becoming one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in… Continue reading