Mardakan Fortress, Mardakan

#8 of 22 in Historic Sites in Absheron Region
Castle · Tourist Spot
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.
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  • 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.  more »

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