Old City – The Walled City of Shirvanshahs’ dates back to 12 th century Baku and since the 15 th century was the capital of the country. You will have a walking tour in the inside of the Old City and will get a deep understanding of the history of Baku which was located in the center of the Silk Road and was one of the richest cities in the East. The most interesting part of this Old City walking tour is that you will be able to see buildings from different ages and times and compare their architectural designs. Inside of walled city, you will find Chain, Sailor and Cat houses with the very interesting historical background. After few meters, you will discover ancient Hilton and Marriott hotels of Old Baku from 14th (Multani Caravanserai) and 15th (Bukhara Caravanserai) centuries. Maiden Tower – Located in Old City, Maiden Tower is basically the symbol of Baku. Built in the 12 th century for defense purposes. With 5 meters width of the walls, Maiden Tower was impossible to capture. Miniature Book Museum – Icherisheher (Old City) is also home to the biggest miniature book museum of the world. There you will be fascinated by 3750 mini books that were published in 73 different countries as well as the book that is 0,75mm and only can be red by microscope.
Shirvanshahs Palace Complex – This complex includes, Palace- The Residential Building of Shah, Mosque, Hamam, Divan, Tomb of Shirvanshahs, Tomb of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi, Eastern Gate. Inside of Palace you will travel to the 15 th century of Baku and learn about the culture and traditions of the
people from Middle Ages.