Maiden Tower, Baku

4.3
World heritage site · Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
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.
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  • 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 »
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  • 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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