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Old City Baku, Baku

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The nation's first World Heritage Site, Old City Baku 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. Put Old City Baku on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Baku vacation builder.
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  • The tour of the Old City can be done on foot. You need to be fairly fit as there are lots of steps and inclined pathways between buildings. But it is very pristine, the govt clearly has spent money on...  more »
  • Through the eVisa booking choice/gezwungenerweise also the city leadership to recommend because it receives additional helpful information. The 2 hours are worth it because the city offers actually more than you think
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  • Old city Baku is definitely a must see! We enjoyed walking here, and took a million pictures.. Loved the contrast of old and new in particular  more »
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  • A very clean and nice hostel. Offers you excellent facilities like free WiFi and hot shower. Breakfast quality is also good.