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City Walls, Baku

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Marvel at the architectural gems within City Walls, a multilayered assembly of buildings and a World Heritage Site in downtown Baku. Inhabited continuously since the Paleolithic period, this area enclosed by 12th-century defensive walls reveals layers of civilizations from Zoroastrian, Persian, Arabic, Ottoman, and Russian periods. Check out a catapult mounted on one of the semicircular defensive towers, and look for the restored 19th-century canon. Explore a labyrinth of narrow streets divided into ten neighborhoods, and tiny inner courtyards. Masterfully built mosques and madrasas form an integral part of this walled old city. Climb and walk the solid walls for photo-worthy panoramas. Plan your visit to City Walls and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Baku visit website .
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  • If you don't want to get there and see also the Fairmont Towers Flame in Baku but more far
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  • the old city is surrounded by those wall and its cool it feel like the guard can be on it looking for invader hahahahahah  more »
  • It so happened that this year visited Baku twice, and each time we have discovered something new and interesting. Most of us smitten icheri sheher, which means old town. Every stone here is the history of people. For the ancient fortress walls very many sights, but most of us have impressed the maiden Tower, the Shirvanshah Palace and mosque of Muhammad. The narrow streets of the old town full of antique shops, cafes and restaurants, souvenir shops. It is here were filmed footage films "brilliantovaya Ruka", "chelovek-amfibiya" and "Tehran-43". In icheri sheher you can stroll endlessly.
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  • Very old big walls along the old city !!
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  • Old town special and interesting and on the horizon the towers.
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  • The city's surrounding wall. Nothing special.
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