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During our Sunday in Baku, we took a Bolt from our hotel, JW Marriott Absheron to Martyr's Alley for 2 manats. We walked from this area to the Old City. Once you are in the Old City, you will find the Maiden Tower.
The Maiden tower is a monument from the 12th century with a cylindrical structure that rises to a height of about 20 meters and with a diameter at the base of 16.5 meters (wall thickness between 3 - 5 meters). The tower is covered by...More
Maiden Tower is in the Old Town area. We didn’t go inside the tower but walked and shopped around in Old Town. Nice souvenir shops and some snack/coffee shops in old town. A must visit for all tourists visiting Baku.
Beautiful. The tower has been described as the "most majestic and mysterious monument of Baku, the Gyz Galasy", built on solid rock foundation, demonstrates right on the coast line, a fusion of Arabic, Persian and Ottoman influences. It was constructed alongside a natural oil well....More
This 12th century tower is the standout feature of the old town complete with a tragic tale from which it derives it’s name.
You can climb to the top for views which are ok. On the floors within the tower there are small and only...More