Bayil Tower. Sabayil Castle. Bayil Fortress In Baku, Azerbaijan

Bayil Tower

There is an island at a picturesque site in Baku, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. On this island, which is close to the Bayil district of Baku, there is a structure, built long ago, called Bayil tower or Sabayil…

Quadrangular Mardakan Fortress. Square Mardakan Castle In Baku, Azerbaijan

Mardakan Tower (square)

The Quadrangular Mardakan fortress or the Great Mardakan castle is one of the oldest and tallest fortresses of Absheron. The height of the tower is 22 meters, the height of the walls is 7 meters. The thickness is 2.1 meters below the…

Mardakan Round Tower. Mardakan Round Castle In Baku, Azerbaijan

Mardakan Tower (round)

The strongholds in the defensive system of the Apsheron peninsula, which were built at the same period near to each other, occupy a very important place in Mardakan village. The oldest of them is Mardakan tower / Mardakan castle, which…

Nardaran Tower. Nardaran Castle In Baku, Azerbaijan

Nardaran Tower

Nardaran, one of the most picturesque and ancient villages of Absheron, is located about 30 kilometers from Baku. The Nardaran tower / Nardaran castle is a construction consisting of a round tower and quadrangular tower walls. The height of the tower…

Ramana Tower. Ramana Castle In Baku, Azerbaijan

Ramana Tower

Ramana tower (Ramana Castle) is one of the Absheron monumental constructions. According to the calculations, there were more than 30 strongholds in Absheron peninsula. The largest number of palaces on Absheron peninsula was built in the villages, in the north…