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Qakh is a city in Azerbaijan's Sheki Region. Gakh is the socond region in Azerbaijan for its nature, forests and waters. Gakh locating at the west slopes of Caucasus mountains. Here isvery good region for tourism.Gakh's climate is very cool. In Gakh there are many monuments, museums, parks, and gardens. Some villages are very good for resting. these includ: Saribash, Chinarli, Khum, Lekit, Ilisu, Agchay, Gakhbash and others.


Ilisu is most popular village of Gakh.There was Ilisu Sutanligi before.There are many historical monuments is Ilisu such as Sumuk(Sumu) Qala,Shamil(Sheyk Shamil,who was great leader of a fighter against Russian occupation) Qala,Ilisu Mescidi and etc.Ilisu has excellent nature.Ever side of this village there are green and tall mountains[Main Caucasus].There are some waterfalls too.In other words Ilisu is very nice place for tourism.By the way there some hotels such as ULUDAG,YASIL PARK,HACIXANA, and etc.

Get in

Get around





  • Sozvezdie Miqidana Kafe. Georgian cuisine. (on the road to Ilisu) tel: prices 3-9 AZN



Ilisu Pansionati 22AZN per person+3 time meal

Get out

  • Ilisu

This is an area 5 km North of Qax with various hotels, resorts, restaurants, cottages, and tea houses.

Bus Routes

  • Qax-Aliayli:7:20, 9:00, 13:00
  • Qax-Almali: 13:20
  • Qax-Baku: 9:00, 21:30, 23:00
  • Qax-Barda: 9:30
  • Qax-Baydarli:7:20, 10:00, 13:00, 15:45
  • Qax-Ganja:8:00
  • Qax-Ibaxli:12:20, 15:30
  • Qax-Ilisu:7:30, 10:30, 12:00, 14:00, 17:00 .40 AZN, runs from the big bus station to Ilisu and back. The sign is in Cyrillic, so ask if needed.
  • Qax-Lalali:7:20, 13:10
  • Qax-Qashqachay:7:10, 13:00, 17:30
  • Qax-Qum: 7:00, 9:00, 12:00, 14:00, 17:00
  • Qax-Sheki:7:40,10:30, 14:00, 16:10
  • Qax-Tasmali:7:20, 12:00, 15:00
  • Qax-Tbilisi: 8:15, 9:00, 14:00, 16:00
  • Qax-Telavi: 15:00
  • Qax-Uzumlu:16:00
  • Qax-Zaqatala:7:40, 7:50, 8:30, 9:25, 10:05, 11:40, 12:20, 13:25, 14:00, 15:30, 17:15
  • Qax-Zarna-Lakit:7:20, 13:00, 17:00

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