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Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Baku

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Shirvanshah's Palace is located in the so-called old town. Entrance fee. The complex is not very large, but beautiful and interesting. We often walk in the summer palace on the sketches. There are many beautiful places and good camera angles.
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  • Fascinating couple of hours wandering the Old City. Alleyways and tea rooms give a real sense of going back in time. Gives an insight into travelling the Silk Route 
  • Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture". It is located in the Inner City ofBaku, Azerbaijan and, together with theMaiden Tower, forms an ensemble of hi...  read more »
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