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Good views

We stopped by here as it was in the guidebook. It said in the book finding the key holder was hit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lottelli
,
Wirral, United Kingdom
via mobile
great to see oil fields

There is not too much to see. Unfortunately, it was closed and we didn't not find anyone in the... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Lori Z
,
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here as it was in the guidebook. It said in the book finding the key holder was hit and miss - when we got there and it was locked we didn’t bother trying to find them as it looked pretty barren inside!...More

Thank Lottelli
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

There is not too much to see. Unfortunately, it was closed and we didn't not find anyone in the village who would be able to let us in. However, I don't think we missed much since inside of the tower is not much to see....More

Thank Lori Z
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Ideal visiting time is after the lunch but before the sunset. Castle is fine, but more interesting are old oil fields which are around.

Thank Martin J
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

I would say that there is really nice place, but I wouldn't ;-) There is a castle on top of small hill. Close to the castle there are detached houses with people. There is no any infrastructure. No entrance, no information desk.. there is not...More

Thank Marcin R
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

This 12th century building is not a castle but a tower. Perched high up on a hill it was built to defend the castle during the Shirvanshahs’ reign. The views are of the oil fields used in the filming of the Bond film 'The World...More

1  Thank Swisshen
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Worth stopping at if visiting the oil fields. Offers a great view of the area. Monument is too dangerous to climb though now.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Ramana Castle was a stop we made recently while exploring Baku. It was on the way home from another attraction and museum so we stopped in to check it out. It is a smaller castle/fortification that others we have seen in the city but it...More

Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

This castle is part of the experience getting there. ‘There’ being about 30 minutes from downtown Baku. You will see the REAL Azerbaijan going to and from. It’s located in the backblocks. The dystopian oil fields, wastelands and grinding poverty are there for all to...More

2  Thank PaulNZ
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Ramana Castle as a castle is not a huge building and it is not close to Baku. Based on some comparison with area(Georgia, Turkey and Iran) it is not a big deal...

Thank Mehdi_Farrokh
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a beautifully preserved old fortress that now overlooks the oil fields. The lady who looks after the place will unlock the gate and you are welcome to climb the treacherous steps to what seems to have been the living room. No safety features...More

Thank TravellingSage
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