The house of Khurshidbanu Natavan
The two-storey house of Khurshidbanu Natava, known as the famous Azerbaijani poet, khan gizi, is a historical and architectural monument of the XVIII century.
On the first floor of the building there are seven service rooms for servants. There are three entrance gates on the south side. The door in the middle of them leads to the corridor, and the other two doors on the sides lead to the side rooms.
The southern façade of the building is divided by vertically placed ridges. The backs that frame the windows on the second floor are wider than the others.
Khurshidbanu Natavan's house is one of the first houses built in Shusha. Natavan's palace is a courtyard covering a large area and has various service buildings in this courtyard.
On the initiative of Bulbul, on October 10, 1932, the Azerbaijan Shusha Music School was officially established in this historical place (it was also the first children's music school established in Azerbaijan).
In 1987, the building was restored and the house-museum of Khurshidbanu Natavan, a branch of the National Museum of Azerbaijani Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi, was opened.
After the occupation of Shusha, the monument was destroyed by Armenians.
After the liberation of Shusha from occupation on November 8, 2020, the Azerbaijani army is implementing a special state program for the restoration of historical monuments.
Shusha Tourist Attractions
Shusha fortress: The fortress, built by Panahali khan for defensive purposes, was built in an inaccessible and even besieged place in the Shusha lowland. The fortress was surrounded by dense forests on all sides and ended in ravines in some parts, which was considered an impassable barrier by the enemy.
Museum-mausoleum of Molla Panah Vagif: The construction of the museum-mausoleum complex of the famous Azerbaijani poet Molla Panah Vagif began in 1977 on the basis of the project of architects A.V Salamzadeh and E.I Kanukov. The complex was opened in January 1982. The complex was built on the tomb of the great poet near the Cidir plain, a prominent place in Shusha. Here M.P. About 80 exhibits reflecting the life of Vagif in Shusha were also exhibited.
The house-museum of Uzeyir Hajibeyov: The house-museum of the great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov in Shusha was established in 1959. The house-museum functioned until the occupation of Shusha by Armenian invaders in 1992. Along with household items belonging to the Hajibeyov family, Uzeyir Bey's personal belongings, photos, books, books dedicated to him and donated to the museum occupied an important place in the museum's exposition.