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…

Baku Old City. Ichari Shahar. Walled City Of Baku. Baku Inner City

Old City – Ichari Shahar

Baku's "Ichari Shahar" (literally, Inner City), often referred to by foreigners as the "Old City", is a unique architectural preserve that differs considerably from the other ancient cities of Azerbaijan. Ichari Shahar has many fascinating architectural monuments, including the Maiden's…

Ateshgah Temple / Fire Temple Of Ateshgah

Ateshgah Temple

Ateshgah Temple / Fire Temple of Ateshgah is one of the most visited monuments in Baku. The State Historical-Architectural Reserve which is an open air museum located on the Absheron peninsula, 30 kilometers from the center of Baku, is also located on…

Statue Of Aliaga Vahid. Monument Of Great

Statue of Aliaga Vahid

Statue of Aliaga Vahid was designed in 1990 by Rahib Hasanov and Natig Aliyev with the participation of the architect Sanan Salamzade. The authors skillfully recreated the image of the poet. The bronze of the monument, with its fine finish, is similar…

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape. Gobustan National Park Azerbaijan

Gobustan Rock Art

Say the word "archaeology" in Azerbaijan today, and most people automatically think of the prehistoric Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape. Located about 54 km southwest of Baku, Gobustan National Park and its ancient rock carvings provide striking evidence of how…