Guba is located on the north-eastern flanks of hills of the Shahdag mountain belonging to the Greater Caucasus mountains at the altitude of 600 m above sea level on the bank of Gudial river at the distance of 168 km from Baku. Due to the favorable location and rich infrastructure Guba district is one of the favorite tourist destinations.
Visiters since long time ago have chosen Gyachresh place where you can relax in the shady woods, Tengealtin gorge, where the turbulent river Velvelichai runs, the famous Afurdzhin waterfall which is included into the list of “Monuments of Azerbaijan Nature”.
The district has a unique mountain village Khinalig, located at an altitude of 2500 m. above sea level. The population of the village is a separate ethnographic group with its only language which no one else in the world speak.
In Guba, there is also a famous village of Krasnaya Sloboda, which is home to one of the largest communities of Mountain Jews in the world.
Guba is famous for its apples which have long become its symbol as well . Guba residents affirm that there are more than 40 different varieties of apples.
Today everything in Guba is ready to welcome the guests who come more and more with every other year. The Guba information center for tourism provides the visitors with different kinds of assistance.
The tasks of the Tourism Information Centre include providing the tourists with free information regarding the tourist infrastructure of the area, location of the hotels, attractions,