Baku Old City, Baku

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The nation's first World Heritage Site, Baku Old City seamlessly blends Eastern and Western cultural influences within its tall historic walls. Built during the medieval period, the city's ancient core contains numerous prominent monuments, including its iconic 12th-century tower and 15th-century palace. Immerse yourself in the friendly atmosphere as you wander through the bustling narrow streets and explore neighborhoods often named after a nearby mosque or guilds such as shipbuilding, blacksmithing, or cart-driving. Surrounding cafes and restaurants serve up refreshments and inexpensive local delicacies. A visit to Baku Old City represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Baku trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Mmmm follow the ancient streets of Baku. Remember the movies of that time. Bring a piece of the past centuries. Recommend alone, alone. Romance)
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  • Well this is the highlight of Baku! And then fire towers. Very colorful, cozy, clean, and of course for the tourist on the more expensive. You can walk and night and day, very tight corners, a lot of cafes and restaurants with local cuisine. Very atmospheric.
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  • Dozens of narrow streets, lots of restaurants and cafes-worth a visit once, but do not hold much hope. Walking around the city don't miss out. In General, for the amateur.
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