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Maiden Tower, Baku

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Part of the World Heritage-listed ancient walled city, Maiden Tower remains one of nation's most distinctive emblems. Built on a solid rock foundation in the 12th century, the majestic 29.5 m (96 ft) tower seamlessly blends Persian, Arabic, and Ottoman architectural influences into one. Its massive foundations plunge 15 m (49.2 ft) below ground and may date back as far as the 4th century CE. Explore the mysterious eight-story structure, which houses a water well, an observation deck at the top, and a museum containing many relics and stories of the city's evolution throughout history. The tower also contains shops and cafes. Plan your Maiden Tower visit and explore what else you can see and do in Baku using our Baku vacation planner.
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  • The entrance of the old town in Baku. This tower dates from the 12th century, and is one of the landmarks in Baku.  more »
  • This is one of the places to visit in Old Town, Baku, Azerbaijan. It is a historic monument created in 12th century.  more »
  • Visited without any tourists early one morning. Just sitting and taking in the size, design and reflecting on the history. Was not open to enter, but enough to see it I think.  more »