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Maiden Tower

Downtown Baku, Baku, Azerbaijan
+994 55 847 94 66
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“worth the climb” (13 reviews)
“old town” (46 reviews)
Downtown Baku, Baku, Azerbaijan
+994 55 847 94 66
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Plenty of floors with displays to break the climb up. Great views over old and new Baku and on to the Caspian Sea.

Thank mreza
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower is smaller than it seems, but worth of visit. Also the surroundings are very nice. Ideal visiting time is at afternoon or also during night.

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A building which looks like a normal tower had something more inside it. There are different tales attached to it. From outside it depicts two different kind of architecture. According to our guide it dates back to Zoroastrians and later to 12th century construction. There...More

Thank usha_upadhyaya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ancient place to see how baku looked like long time a ago. Reccommended place to go for tourists. Well preserved

Thank ilyasahmadov
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tower has lots of history. Check it out, one of the highest structures in the Old City. Worth the ticket price to enter and go up the steps

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a castle with unique architecture. Cannot confuse with anything. Original symbol of Baku You must visit it

Thank Hajulino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing structure...didn't have the spirit to climb up..but some did and njoid the view. The origin is not known but may be of very early age when Zoroastrianism was the religion in this region. It also says that the Caspian sea touched the tower but...More

Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the sights of the old city...doesnt take long and definitely worth a trip. Views were great from the top.

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ticket is a little expensive for what you get but there is no denying these are the best views of the old town from a close angle - not bad to see Baku's famous flaming towers on the hill in the distance either. Modern historical...More

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maiden Tower is named after a princess that committed suicide upon promised in marriage to a powerful enemy up to preserve the city if this girl complied.You have to circle the tower to appreciate its shape . You may take a ticket and go upstairs...More

Thank Ilzo A
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