Baku, Azerbaijan Tourist Attractions - Fun Sightseeing & Things to Do in Baku!
Visit the Old City of Baku where you'll encounter the Maiden Tower and Palace of the Shirvanshahs. Spend quality time in Fountain Square, home to superb shopping and dining. Catch a first-rate concert at State Philarmony. Learn more about these and other attractions in the below list.
Walled City of Baku (Old City) -Classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000, the Walled City of Baku contains evidence of various cultures, including Zoroastrian, Persian, Ottoman, and Russian. Many of the defensive walls of the Old City, which date to the 12th century, remain intact. The walls near the Kileli mosque can be climbed. For more information, visit www.azerb.com/az-baku.html
Maiden Tower -The Maiden Tower, which is much taller than all the buildings of Baku's Old City, has been a mystery for centuries. It's believed to have been constructed in the 7th or 8th century but the exact reason for its existence is unclear. The tower features a museum, gift shop, and great roof-top views of the Old City and Baku Bay. For more information, visit www.azerb.com/az-baku.html