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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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  • Maiden Tower and Shirvanshah's Palace are in the same place. This place is worth a visit and for reliving history. 
  • It was very calm and beauty u can buy some traditional things and also there are some old and historical hotels and palace there that are very beauty ...good experience 
  • You will travel not only to different culture but to totally different time. Try to go there at the evening, the darkness makes the whole environment more authentic. Also, I would recommend going to r...  more »