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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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  • A wonderful place to visit in Baku. Real history and beautiful feel to the place. Baku is definitely off the beaten track but well worth a visit.  more »
  • In almost all areas of the old city walls are small parks, sculptural groups, cafés, restaurants etc. Offer to stay always picturesque sceneries and opportunities. Can simply wander, drift.
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  • Close you can find a place where filmed scene "hell" in the "Diamond hand". And yet here sell very tasty ice cream.
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  • Good place.
  • 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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