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Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Baku

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Dubbed the pearl of Azerbaijani architecture, Palace of the Shirvanshahs belongs to the World Heritage-listed Old City's compound of historic monuments. Built in the 15th century, the restored complex contains an ornate main palace, burial vaults, mausoleum, shah's mosque, and remains of a bath house. Once you pass the intricately carved gate, explore the ancient halls either by yourself, or hire a tour guide to acquire more interesting details about the iconic structure. Multilingual multimedia exhibits can also help you better orient yourself, pointing you to particular places of interest. Afterwards, head to the surrounding markets to shop for inexpensive food, spices, clothing, and souvenirs. With our online itinerary creator, Baku attractions like Palace of the Shirvanshahs can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Topkapi in small format without the luxury of issued. Interesting and worth seeing, not in vain world heritage
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  • Alshirwanih dynasty Kings Palace is located in the high area of the old town next to the Court. The building is big and no decorations and don't recommend it for older or younger children there include high and tiring. Photography Studio is located in the old traditional clothing. Personally not impressed and may be appropriate for history lovers.
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  • One of historic complexes located in old city, built in 15th century. Don't forget to visit the remaiders of old city walls which are discovered and unburied from caspian sea. You can also visit the m...  more »