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Baku Old City, Baku

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Landmark
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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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  • Baku old city is amazing. The sites are great lots of great restaurants also souvenir and arts. The people are so friendly and everything is walkable. 
    Baku old city is amazing. The sites are great lots of great restaurants also souvenir and arts. The people are so friendly and everything is walkable.  more »
  • Part of the fun was ‘getting lost’ amongst the alleyways as you always knew you find a way out. A great way to explore the character of the old city. 
    Part of the fun was ‘getting lost’ amongst the alleyways as you always knew you find a way out. A great way to explore the character of the old city.  more »
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  • Nice old city to walk around, with nice people and restaurants
  • its historical structure is excellent

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