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One of the nice things about Baku is its combination of old and new. The epitome is seeing the shiny Flame Towers in the background, peeking above the Old City walls along their perimeter. The Old City can be accessed at a few locations by...More
We discovered several Persian inscriptions over the gates. This are tell-tales from the past. Local people cannot read this anymore, as Azeri and Russian is spoken now. The inscriptions tell interesting stories and it is worth to have them translated by a Persian speaking person.
The city walls of Baku surround the whole old city sector for some miles. They are very well preserved, and easily visible for a large part both from the inner side, as well as from the outside. The city can still be entered through several...More
The Walls of Old Baku are really beautiful - but they have been cleaned to the point that some of them look new! Really historic feel to the area and walking a circuit of the walls is easy to do and takes in lots of...More