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Old City ” Icheri Sheher”

uchere-1Old City (Icheri Sheher) is the historical core of Baku. This open-air museum is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The architectural appearance of a fortress differs by its unique originality. It contains 44 monuments of medieval architecture, including the unique Palace of the Shirvanshahs, former residence of the rulers of Shirvan, the legendary Maiden Tower, mosques, minarets, the remnants of caravanserais “Multani” and “Bukhara”, ancient baths. This is a real ethnographic treasure for lovers of the antique. There are a lot of souvenir shops where you can purchase national clothes, kerchiefs, scarves and caps, dishes and handmade carpets.