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Fantastic views but be careful!

80km drive from Baku. You have to take a 4 x 4 old Lada drive up the mountain (worth the... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Doha, Qatar
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Fantastic views

I can’t add a screen shot of the location but it’s near a salt water lake about 90 mins from Baku... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Llandyrnog, United Kingdom
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Jul 15, 2018
“Fantastic views but be careful!”
Jul 13, 2018
“Fantastic views”
The remnains of Chiraq Castle sit very impressively at 1200m on a cliff top above the forested sanatorium of Qala Alti and associated Mashrif village. It’s one of the few castle ruins in Azerbaijan to retain a real castle-shaped silhouette and makes...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rasul Rza 2/47, Baku 1000, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

80km drive from Baku. You have to take a 4 x 4 old Lada drive up the mountain (worth the experience) to the eventual footpath. 10 minute steep walk. When you get to the castle Ruby’s magnificent views of salt water lake sand surrounding countryside....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

I can’t add a screen shot of the location but it’s near a salt water lake about 90 mins from Baku. Amazing views. I’d be concerned to take young children. You need to get a lift from the nearest village as the route is very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I want to see Medieval Castle by map location of TripAdvisor. I found similar building than all others in the city. Very disappointed.More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Travel2Baku2, Manager at Medieval Castle, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear Tero The problem is Tripadvisor shows not the castle location but location of the office. Also wasn't it a strange for you that Medieval Castle on the photo is a castle on the top of the forest in a mountain area and there is...More

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January 20, 2019|
Response from Travel2Baku2 | Property representative |
Really sorry for the long answer. To get to the bottom you can use a taxi or car. But to get to the castle you need 4x4. There is some local cars but they charge tourists a lot. Better to book a tour, but book directly from... More