9 Sights in Baku, Azerbaijan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Baku, Azerbaijan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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1. Qız Qalası

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Girl Castle is an architectural monument in Bajin and the most spectacular and mysterious architectural monument in Abeshaven. The castle is located at the southeast end of the ancient castle wall, which is a defensive historical site and is located near the seaside park (avenue). There are many unsolved historical architectural problems in this rare historic site in the shape of an all-round tower. Its height is 28 meters and its diameter is 16.5 meters. It is on the first floor. The thickness of the wall on the first floor reached 5 meters. The mold of the interior part is divided into 8 layers. Each floor is made of stone, and it is covered with a ceiling in the shape of daylight. The castle has been a museum since 1964 and was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000.

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2. Şirvanşahlar Sarayı

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The Palace of the Shirvanshahs is a 15th-century palace built by the Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture". It is located in the Inner City of Baku, Azerbaijan and, together with the Maiden Tower, forms an ensemble of historic monuments inscribed under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments. The complex contains the main building of the palace, Divanhane, the burial-vaults, the shah's mosque with a minaret, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi's mausoleum, south of the palace, a portal in the east, Murad's gate, a reservoir and the remnants of a bath house. Earlier, there was an ancient mosque, next to the mausoleum. There are still ruins of the bath to the west of the tomb.

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3. Müqəddəs Qriqori kilsəsi

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Saint Gregory the Illuminator Church, commonly referred to as the Armenian Church of Baku, is a former Armenian Apostolic church near Fountains Square in central Baku, Azerbaijan. Completed in 1869 it was one of the two Armenian churches in Baku to survive the Soviet anti-religious campaign and the Karabakh conflict and the 1990 pogrom and expulsion of Baku Armenians when it was looted. It is the only standing Armenian monument in Baku.

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4. Azərbaycan Xalçası Muzeyi

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Azərbaycan Xalçası Muzeyi Presidential Press and Information Office / CC BY 4.0

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum is a museum located in Baku that displays Azerbaijani carpets and rugs with historical and modern weaving techniques and materials. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. First opened on Neftchiler Avenue in 1967, it moved to a new building on the Baku's seafront park in 2014.

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5. İçəri şəhər

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The oldest part of Baku's historical neighborhood is also a historical and architectural reserve of "Icheri Sheher", and the "castle" or simply "ancient city". Icheri Sheher, the oldest part of Baku, is surrounded by a well-protected castle walls. More than 1,300 families live in the reserve, which has a field of 221,000 m².

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6. Təzəpir məscidi

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Taza Pir Mosque is a mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. Its construction began in 1905 and was finished by 1914. The idea for the mosque as well as its financing was provided by an Azeri philanthropist, a female, Nabat Khanum Ashurbeyov (Ashurbeyli)

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7. Paraşüt Qülləsi

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Parachute tower in Baku is a construction of 75 meters height located in Baku Boulevard and which was built in form of derrick. It was opened in 1936 and is one of the tourist attractions of the capital of Azerbaijan.

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8. The Church of the Virgin Mary’s Immaculate Conception

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The Immaculate Conception Diocese of Notre Dame Baku is a Roman Catholic diocese in the Apostolic Province of Azerbaijan. The only Roman Catholic diocese in the country. This parish is run by Salesian people.

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9. Muzey Mərkəzi

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Muzey Mərkəzi — Muzey Mərkəzi of the Ministry of Azerbaijan. It is located in the vicinity of Baku city, Dənizkənarı is located on the side of the national park. Its director is Liana Vəzirova.

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