Baku Old City, Baku

4.6
Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Landmark
The nation's first World Heritage Site, Baku Old City seamlessly blends Eastern and Western cultural influences. Built during the medieval period, the city's ancient core contains numerous prominent monuments, including the iconic Maiden Tower, the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, and the city walls. Immerse yourself in the friendly atmosphere as you wander through the bustling narrow streets and explore neighborhoods often named after a nearby mosque or trades, such as shipbuilding, blacksmithing, or cart-driving. Surrounding cafes and restaurants serve up refreshments and inexpensive local delicacies. Baku Old City is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • I always love visiting parts of a city with old architecture and Old City lived upto my expectations . There are small shops for souvenirs run by locals. There are a lot of cute eating joints too...  more »
  • It was nice to stroll through the alleys in this reconstructed old city. There are many souvenir shops and restaurants here.  more »
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  • Great small old town, attractive and full of soul of genuine history of Azerbaijan. Everything is tiny comfortable, authentic, simply warm, like home!
  • Great iconic historical city of Baku. Amazing array of shops and museums interspersed with lovely small backstreets hiding many hidden gems. Very safe and plenty of great restaurants. People actually still live here which only adds to the character of the Old City. Must visit.

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