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Maiden Tower, Baku

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Part of the World Heritage-listed ancient walled city, Maiden Tower remains one of nation's most distinctive emblems. Built on a solid rock foundation in the 12th century, the majestic 29.5 m (96 ft) tower seamlessly blends Persian, Arabic, and Ottoman architectural influences into one. Its massive foundations plunge 15 m (49.2 ft) below ground and may date back as far as the 4th century CE. Explore the mysterious eight-story structure, which houses a water well, an observation deck at the top, and a museum containing many relics and stories of the city's evolution throughout history. The tower also contains shops and cafes. Take a look at our Baku tour app to schedule your visit to Maiden Tower and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Interesting shape and an icon of Baku. An old tower basically. Another part of the Silk Road history. .  more »
  • One of the untouchable points of Baku. There are 124 steps to the top, with intermediate stops if you need to rest. A great view of the city from above. Be prepared to be approached nearby by agents offering tours.
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  • Qız Qalası Maiden Tower is most ancient building. İt is one of most historical places of Azerbaijan. Maiden Tower is a 12th - century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Height 29.5 m İt has also a gift shop. You should see it.
  • Qız Qalası - Maiden Tower is really a beautiful and perfectly preserved historical site in Baku. I love this place especially the view at the top of this structure to see Baku City in 360 degrees view.
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