Currently a motorway is being built between Baku and Sheki. This leaves Baku and crosses initially dry plains, then quickly reaches the greater Caucasus mountain range. The Diri Baba mausoleum is 90km west of Baku, just outside the city of Qobustan. The mausoleum is a two-storeyed building carved into the rock, completed in 1402 for the sheikh Diri Baba. The mausoleum is relatively unimpressive, but attracts many pilgrims and visitors.
01 Motorway under construction 02 Baku-Qobustan motorway 03 Diri Baba mausoleum 04 Diri Baba mausoleum 05 Diri Baba mausoleum
06 Window in Diri Baba mausoleum 07 Diri Baba mausoleum 08 Diri Baba mausoleum 09 Staircase in Diri Baba mausoleum
10 Eastern Caucasus mountains 11 Eastern Caucasus mountains
12 Tree-lined road to Lahic 13 Tree-lined road to Lahic 14 Tree-lined road to Lahic 15 Azpetrol petrol station 16 Azpetrol petrol station
17 Azpetrol petrol station 18 Caucasus mountains 19 Caucasus mountains 20 Caucasus mountains
21 Caucasus mountains 22 Caucasus mountains
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