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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  • One of the amazing landmarks in Baku, great architecture, awesome galleries and good prices souvenirs, you must visit.  more »
  • It is easy and I got a audio guide with the tourist information at the double gate! Nice walk around!  more »
  • Our hotel is in the old city. Many antiquity around us. The Maiden Tower against about us. There are several streets to walk through and with every corner you come again what else! Super had. And take a hotel in the old city ... ...
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