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Ramana Castle, Baku

#10 of 21 in Historic Sites in Baku
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore a well-preserved 14th-century fort near Baku. Now overlooking vast oil fields, the castle long served as a watchtower when Azerbaijan was crisscrossed by trade routes. A good idea is to visit at sunset and gaze out over the industrial landscape. To visit Ramana Castle on your trip to Baku, use our Baku trip itinerary maker website.
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  • The way up to Ramana Castle is a bit tricky. Finally you come through a settlement with friendly people and streets getting more and more narrow. Ramana Castle is not in a very good state and is...  more »
  • Visited the Ramana Qasri, a watch tower. From the tower we saw many oil rigs. The view was okay nothing spectacular. There’s nothing much to see from the tower or do around the area. One will not...  more »
  • It's far from the city center, is small and nothing especial, you have only a view from dirty places in Baku. So it's not worth it to go especially for it and the ugly but real azeri neighborhood. I recommend to go there only if it's on your way.
  • Ramana Tower is a tower in Ramana village of Baku and dated back to the 12th century.It is considered that the tower was built for the purpose of defense and used as a castle during the Shirvanshahs' reign. As per legend there were a long tunnels which led other castles of Absheron peninsula.

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