Guba tour perfectly suits for the travelers who are fun of mountains & nature. Guba is one of the most beautiful cities in the country and is pretty in the spring and summer when its many gardens and parks bloom. Guba is famous for its apples which have long become its symbol.
Besides it, Guba is a recognized center of carpet weaving. Local people believe that traditional Guba carpets Chichi, Ag Gul, Pirabadil are the best in Azerbaijan.
In this tour, you will be able to see the beautiful Qachrash Forest, ancient handmade carpets factory, mountain areas, and Red village.
Guba Carpet Factory
After reaching Guba City the first stop of our Guba Tour will be the Guba Carpet factory. You will visit the handmade carpet factory of Guba to see how the women of the City making carpets on steady devices using only their hands and eyes. To make 1 wool carpet it takes 4-5 months approximately.
Red Village (Jews Settlement Area)
The last destination of the Guba Tour is a Red Village which has a population of 3,598 and is believed to be the world’s only all-Jewish town outside Israel and the United States. The village is located across the Qudiyalçay River (or Kudyal River) from the larger town of Quba. It is the primary settlement of Azerbaijan’s population of highland or Mountain Jews who make up the population of approximately 4,000. The most widely spoken language in Qırmızı Qəsəbə is Juhuri. The formal creation of Krasnaya Sloboda (Red Village) is traced back to the 18th century. In 1742 the Khan of Quba, Fatali Khan, gave the Jews permission to set up a community free of persecution across the river from the city of Quba. During the Soviet time, the number of people in the village was around 16,000. After the independence of Azerbaijan, most of the population moved to Russia and Israel. Red Village is full of Villas and expensive buildings as well as Synagogues and a Jewish school.