explore Baku's Old City

Walk around this UNESCO-protected site surrounded by 12th-century walls and discover all the amazing things that this marvelous city within a city has for you.

exploreBaku's Old City

ExploreBaku's Old City

Baku’s medieval core is a UNESCO-protected site surrounded by 12th-century walls, brimming with history and Eastern architecture. Here you’ll find the Maiden Tower, Baku’s most mysterious site – no one knows for certain what it was originally built for! Meanwhile, occupying the highest spot in the citadel, the Shirvanshahs’ Palace was the 15th-century residence of Azerbaijan’s medieval rulers. Beyond its main attractions, the ‘Inner City,’ as it’s called by the locals, is a labyrinth of narrow alleyways home to some of Baku’s oldest residents, as well as artists’ workshops, souvenir stalls and traditional restaurants serving classic Azerbaijani dishes.

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weather and season

Air temperature

Current:
18.6°C
Average:
18.6 – 26.1°C / 65.5–79.0°F

Feel temperature

Current:
18.4°C
Average:
18.4 – 27.7°C / 65.1–81.9°F

Wind

Current:
  • Plenty of sunshine
  • S
  • speed 20.4 km/h

When to go

  • Peak Season:
  • Spring, summer, autumn

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