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Old City Baku

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Address: Baku 1000, Azerbaijan
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Needed to be visited when in Baku

...as it is clearly one of the highlights of the city. Historic site, nicely renovated in some parts. Always keep in mind, that many things are currently changing in Baku and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

...as it is clearly one of the highlights of the city. Historic site, nicely renovated in some parts. Always keep in mind, that many things are currently changing in Baku and tourism is just beginning to develop, so do not expect too much.

Thank derflieger2003
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome for a half day walk. A lot to see. Equally beautiful at night and in the morning. Maiden's Tower and Shirvanshah (both located inside the old city) is a must see

Thank Gafar D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's really amazing how Baku protected and preserved its past through maintaining the same spirit throughout the old city all sights I visited gave me deep look at this country heritage and past. I visited Survanshah palace where their dynasty lived long live it's truly different experience,specially at night the lights project very glamorous views of those buildings.

Thank Abdulaziz B
Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Baku was divided into two sections: Ichari Shahar and Bayir Shahar. The Inner City was the main part. Those who lived in the Inner City were considered natives of Baku. They were in close proximity to everything: the bazaar, craftsmen's workshops and mosques. There was even a church there, as well as a military barracks built during the Russian occupation.... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is clean and not too many cars around. I did not see any stray dogs. There are very many wellkept buildings to look at. There are quite a few small cafes and shops to visit in between visits to Maiden Tower and other sights.

Thank Ingeborg56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want feel history of Azerbaijan you must came here great place to walk and take pictures. From here you can see through old city new modern city nice combination.

Thank Ceyhun E
Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to feel the atmosphere of ancient time within old city walls. Within old city you will see few old monuments.

Thank Khuraman A
Risch, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it is a little bit Disney style, because it looks clean and like newly made. It is, of course, renovated, but to the tourists' advantage. It is pkeasant to walk around, visit a palace or another important monument. There are s number of littke shops. Don't forget to negotiate to get a good bargain.

Thank Christina B
Isfahan Province, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baku is located in heart of Caspian sea with a beautiful view. Night in Baku like a dramatic story. We went to Targhovi. There was a museum called the Museum of Literature.

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Stirling, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic tour of the Old Town by Fidan Ismayilova where she explained all about the history and cultures.

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