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There is no doubt that the Maiden Tower is on of Baku’s landmarks. It is unknown when it was built & what it was built for.
Why it is called the Maiden Tower is also unknown, as there are many different stories told. Which one...More
In the middle of the old town we saw the Maiden Tower, a big stone building that has stairs to go up.
We did nor go in and we stayed outside viewing the area around, the little shops and the old mosque.
It took some...More
The tower is interesting but at 12 manats for foreigners (2 for locals) it's a rip-off. The views are OK but a 2 metre high dirty perspex barrier at the top distorts views. More scenic city views can be had for free (if you walk)...More
I was looking forward to going to the Maiden Tower - after all it's one of Baku's top tourist attractions - but I was majorly disappointed. To me the real mystery of the Tower is why it's on every list of "must see in Baku."...More
The area is really nice. It's a nice place to visit. Not worth going in though for there isn't much to see. But if you do want to get in, it's a very easy climb. Not too many steps and with several stop-and-rest floors. The...More