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

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Explore interesting sights in Baku, Azerbaijan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Baku, Azerbaijan.

List of cities in Azerbaijan Sightseeing Tours in Baku

1. Old City

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"Interior", "Qala" among the xals and "Qandim city" are known as some of the historical sites and the main feeling of being a part of the country is the historical-cultural focus of the people. The Inner Houses, which are the most important sense of the look, are remembered with the new valleys. The owner of 221 000 m² of land lives with more than 1300 families.

Wikipedia: İçəri Şəhər (AZ)

2. Shirvanshahs' Palace complex

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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.

Wikipedia: Palace of the Shirvanshahs (EN)

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 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the 1990 pogrom and expulsion of Baku Armenians when it was looted. It is now the only standing Armenian monument in Baku.

Wikipedia: Armenian_Church,_Baku (EN)

4. Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum 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.

Wikipedia: Azerbaijan Carpet Museum (EN)

5. Parachute tower

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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.

Wikipedia: Parachute tower in Baku (EN)

6. The Museum Centre

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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.

Wikipedia: Muzey Mərkəzi (AZ)

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