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Quba

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Quba (or Guba) is a city in Northeastern Azerbaijan.

Understand

This ancient city is the major city in the Quba Rayon. Quba is famous for producing high quality apples. In late summer, cars stuffed with apples are often see on the road carrying the fruit from Guba to other regions or from small towns to the city's cannery.

Guba is also the hub for many summer vacationers. It attracts visitors with its cooler summer climate and beautiful mountain scenery.

Guba is built on the western bank of the Qudailchay River. On the eastern bank is a rather exclusive Jewish community. The houses in Quba are noticeably smaller than the neighboring community.

Due to its close proximity to Russia and its former inclusion in the U.S.S.R., most in the city know Russian. It is often assumed that outsiders will know this language. This might also explain a sense of paranoia with strangers found with some. You may be stopped by police and asked to show identification.

Get in

By Bus

There are busses that run daily from Baku to Quba. The price for a minibus/van is 4AZN.

By Cab

Cabs can be found going to Quba from Baku at January 20th station and Shamahinka station.

Get around

Walk: for a fit person, Quba is an easy walk.

See

  • Juma-Mosque of XIX century in Guba
  • Turkish Bath House
  • Jewish Cemetery - on the eastern bank overlooking the river.

Do

Visit Balbulaq, Tengealtı.

Buy

Eat

Try one of Quba's more than 1000 types of apples.

Drink

Sleep

Get out

"Nearby Destinations"



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