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. A visit to Old City Baku represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Baku trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We were slightly out of high season so had the place to ourselves and really enjoyed it. Good restaurants at reasonable prices. The whole area has been restored very sensitively with no ugly signs and...  more »
  • The old city is really nice. I love how they have preserved the buildings. The streets are narrow and it can be windy. This is a must.  more »
  • Old city is the perfect place to stay, when in Baku. There is so much history in the Old city. Shirvanshah palace complex, Miniature book museum, Maiden Tower, Double Gates, Sabir Baag are wonderful p...  more »
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