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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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  • Visit the old town it is impossible. Stroll leisurely through the cobbled streets climb the former defensive wall, be sure to climb the maiden's Tower, go to cafes, drink a nice cup of tea, try local sweets. Will not zabyvaemo!
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  • Here you just walk around and stare. And go without a goal-just where gljaza look. That's when you get pleasure from walks, going to see a lot of interesting and unusual, drink tea, meet a friend, who had not seen a hundred years, buy memory kjalagaj and just recharge your good mood. Poslushajche Council to commemorate the old-just walk in icheri sheher and you will feel the spirit of the times)))))
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  • I especially liked to talk with local residents. There are very interesting people. And the place itself, though often new-still one of the few real sights of Baku.
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