Maiden tower


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the tower most capable of resisting an enemy.

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Baku is the largest city on the Caspian Sea and holds numerous sites, such as the Unesco World Heritage Site of Maiden Tower, and the popular local shopping area of Teze Bazar.
Two countries cooperate within the joint car production plant in Neftchala Industrial Zone, joint pharmaceutical plant Caspian Pharmed in Pirallahi Industrial Park, Khudaferin and Maiden Tower hydro power plants, etc.
It is also home to two UNESCO sites - Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower.
Next to it is the Maiden Tower. This is where young ladies were imprisoned for being immoral, or for not marrying who their fathers said they should.
In the end, along with Sheki, other historical places of Azerbaijan, including the Gobustan National Park, the Icheri Sheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve and the Shirvanshahs Palace, Maiden Tower, are also mentioned, and it is underlined that the Azerbaijani carpet art was included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
From its Grand Bazar, "Maiden Tower", the carpets museum to its fabulous natural scenery, Baku had proved itself as a jewel of a city.
Discover Azerbaijan with a magnificent three-night stay inclusive of an air ticket, hotel accommodation with a hearty breakfast and private airport transfers in addition to tours in Baku, Gabala and Absheron, where past and present are intricately intertwined, to explore the Maiden Tower, the Old City, and more.
SEE Baku has a long, rich history and the chief sights are: 1 Maiden Tower - the symbol of Baku and visitors can climb its eight floors and enjoy a view of the Old City and Baku Bay.
The Maiden Tower in the Old City, although widely believed to be built in the 11th century, many claim that some part of the tower was built quite earlier than the given period- as well as the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, are some of the highlights that no visitor to the city can miss.
Maiden Tower, Baku Boulevard (officially called Seaside National Park) , Mud Volcanoes, Ateshgah Fire Temple, and many more worth-seeing spots located in vicinity of Baku.
Within the Inner City lies the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a royal retreat dating to the 15th century, and the centuries-old stone Maiden Tower, which dominates the city skyline.
Lined with narrow cobbled streets and alleys, the Old Town (called Icheri Sheher) includes attractions such as the Shirvanshah Palace and the Maiden Tower.