Mardakan Fortress, Mardakan

4.4
#8 of 23 in Historic Sites in Absheron Region
Castle · Tourist Spot
Create an itinerary including Mardakan Fortress
Visit this lovingly preserved medieval castle in the seaside settlement of Mardkan. Built in the 14th century, it was part of a series of defensive forts around Baku and the Absheron Peninsula. Climbing to the top of the central watchtower offers great views towards the Caspian Sea. Work out when and for how long to visit Mardakan Fortress and other Mardakan attractions using our handy Mardakan journey planning website.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Mardakan Fortress reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
30 reviews
Google
4.8
TripAdvisor
  • The old "Great Mardakan Fortress" is a quadrangular defensive castle, built by Shirvanshah Akhsitan I, in the 12th century, as one of the watchtowers placed over the Absheron Peninsula. It consists... 
    The old "Great Mardakan Fortress" is a quadrangular defensive castle, built by Shirvanshah Akhsitan I, in the 12th century, as one of the watchtowers placed over the Absheron Peninsula. It consists...  more »
  • Historical Azerbaijan site. located in Absheron region. inside the castle there are 3-4 museums are there. entrance fee for castle is 4manat. 
    Historical Azerbaijan site. located in Absheron region. inside the castle there are 3-4 museums are there. entrance fee for castle is 4manat.  more »
Google
  • My childhood has passed away, and I can say that this ancient castle is not very birth to me. According to me, from the top of the castle, you can see the whole of Mordecai, which is still one of the most beautiful of the surviving castles. The mosque next to it is also inherited from history to the present day. In the past, for anyone who wants to see the centuries-old appearance here, this is one of the rare finds in Baku, so I recommend that you visit. ”

Plan your trip to Mardakan

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.