Part of the UNESCO-listed Baku Old City, Maiden Tower remains one of the nation's most distinctive emblems. Built on a solid rock foundation in the 12th century, the majestic 29.5 m (96 ft) tower seamlessly blends Persian, Arabic, and Ottoman architectural influences. Its massive foundations plunge 15 m (49.2 ft) below ground and may date back as far as the 4th century CE. Explore the mysterious eight-story structure, which houses a water well, an observation deck at the top, and a museum containing many relics and stories of the city's evolution throughout history. The tower also contains shops and cafes. Take a look at our Baku tour app to schedule your visit to Maiden Tower and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Tours to Maiden Tower
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $70
Duration: 6 hours
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Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Maiden Tower reviews
This is the most Iconic structure in the old City and not to be missed. You can climb up to this 12th century tower for a fee. Didn't do it as weather was too hot. more »
The 12th century's "Maiden Tower" is absolutely a symbol of Baku and of its "Old Town"! As its real origin and initial purposes are totally uncertain, legends and mysteries surround the monument... more »
Definitely one of the unmissable places with Baku, with a mysterious history and great views to the city.
Beautiful place to visit, be aware of tour guides, they will try to sell you packages for gabala there. Focus on maidan tower it's history. It's wow place
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