Baku Old City, Baku

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The nation's first World Heritage Site, Baku Old City seamlessly blends Eastern and Western cultural influences within its tall historic walls. Built during the medieval period, the city's ancient core contains numerous prominent monuments, including its iconic 12th-century tower and 15th-century palace. Immerse yourself in the friendly atmosphere as you wander through the bustling narrow streets and explore neighborhoods often named after a nearby mosque or guilds such as shipbuilding, blacksmithing, or cart-driving. Surrounding cafes and restaurants serve up refreshments and inexpensive local delicacies. A visit to Baku Old City represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Baku trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The old town is clean and well organized - worth a stroll of few hours . The small shops and businesses are eger to do business and are great hosts !  more »
  • God, it's great when you touch world culture. It is necessary to pay tribute to the Baku residents carefully treat their fortress of the old city. And thank you very much
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