Maiden Tower

Maiden Tower is a legendary place and world-famous landmark in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan. The Tower is covered by a cloud of mysteries and legends which are rooted in the History of Azerbaijan and national culture of Azerbaijan. The pool of tower's epics and legends is a part of Azerbaijan's culture and national heritage. Indeed, some epics became a subject for a scenario for ballets and theatre's plays. There are various mysteries and legends related to Baku Maiden Tower. However, the main mystery is the Tower's design and purpose. Meanwhile, there are up to 20 legends related to Baku Maiden Tower. A large number of them are connected to the Islamic and medieval period of Baku's history. But others are rooted deeply in Azerbaijan's. Zoroastrian or pre-Islamic history, religion, and culture. Probably, the most famous legend is that of the fiery-haired virgin girl who saved Baku's people from slavery. The epic shows roots to Azerbaijan's Zoroastrian believes and culture and has reached down to modern times.

What you get

normal price: 5.8$
with GoBakuCard: Free

Hours & Admission

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Sunday
: Closed
: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm

Getting there

Maiden Tower

Address: Inside Old City, Baku/Azerbaijan

9 minutes on foot from Icerisheher Metro Station