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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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  • This palace is the most important attraction of Baku city and you have to visit it with guided Tour. A lot of Middle East's symbols are prepared there to show to other nationalities 
  • In the city of Baku and the most interesting thing. Admission was twice gone until I consent fee. Was able to use the credit card payment. Because they have good exhibits, spectacular. Great buildings. Can be located on the Palace itself, the hill overlooking the Caspian Sea, was a superb view.
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  • Cultural interest site ... great service of guida...in English (I forgot ... but very good) one understands everything about the history of AZERBAIJAN ... dominates the Citadel of BAKU ... have to like the type of visit ... not irresistible to most. A must-have for me. Offers excellent photographic opportunities ... heavy the walk and a visit ... comfortable shoes.
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