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There seemed to always be crowds taking photographs outside this charming place, primarily with the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mary Anne W
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An oasis of old Baku

I found this wonderful place an this adorable artist in a hot July day and was happy that l... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AnnaL9099
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Boyuk Qala 84, Baku 1000, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There seemed to always be crowds taking photographs outside this charming place, primarily with the large luminous eyed lion that graces the front of the building. The Old City is a "must see" while in Baku, and while in the Old City, this place is...More

Thank Mary Anne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this wonderful place an this adorable artist in a hot July day and was happy that l entered. So many nice paintings! I also had a chance to talk to Ali Shamsi and even to get a painting lesson. That was a highlight...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This place is situated inside of old city and has different, warm atmosphere. I always feel like staying there for longer. Entrance is free of charge and Ali lets you take photos of his masterpieces. He tries to welcome everyone and makes sure everybody feels...More

1  Thank Aziza R
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went to visit this workshop but there was closed.but our leader explained about his ideas and his handmakers and showed his designed about his ideas about the world. they are unbliveable but very intersting.

3  Thank pghadamli
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We saw much nicer workshops in Baku. There are some nice paintings and Ali is not your next door Azerbaijani guy, but not more than that. The painted tree outside is the best artwork.

1  Thank 70ava
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Loved this place and the artist himself is very friendly openminded and smart person! Loved that place!

1  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have been there on much 2016 in "Norouz" celebrate, you wander in narrow lanes of old city of Baku (Iceri Seher) you would certainly pass by Ali Shamsi studio. The exterior of his studio is very artistically decorated and there's a world of details...More

1  Thank banafshe j
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you wander in narrow lanes of old city of Baku (Iceri Seher) you would certainly pass by Ali Shamsi studio. The exterior of his studio is very artistically decorated and there's a world of details in it.

1  Thank ali19572015
Reviewed 26 August 2016

its really rare art work, although the place is al little bit small but its with going to. i liked his drawings on the trees.

Thank Noura B
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Modern piece of art in old city . Very impressive. It is really attractive. Did not expect to see such a place in old city. Like paintings of women on the tree.

Thank Kberidze
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