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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.


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

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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