It is widely accepted that the Old City, including its Maiden Tower, date at least to the 12th century, with some researchers contending that construction dates as far back as the 7th century. The question has not been completely settled.
During this medieval period of Baku, such monuments as the Synyg Gala Minaret (11th century), the fortress walls and towers (11th–12th centuries), the Maiden Tower, the Multani Caravanserai and Hajji Gayyib bathhouse (15th century), the Palace of the Shirvanshahs (15th–16th centuries), the Bukhara Caravanserai and Gasimbey bathhouse (16th century) were built.
Is A 12th Century Monument In The Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. The Shirvanshahs’ Palace, Dated To The 15th Century, It Forms An Ensemble Of Historic Monuments Inscribed In 2001 Under The Unesco World Heritage List Of Historical Monuments As Cultural Property, Category Iii. It Is One Of Azerbaijan’s Most Distinctive National Emblems, And Is Thus Featured On Azeri Currency Notes And Official Letterheads.
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Yanar Dag Flame Burns Fairly Steadily, As It Involves A Steady Seep Of Gas From The Subsurface. It Is Claimed That The Yanar Dag Flame Was Only Noted When Accidentally Lit By A Shepherd In The 1950s.
Baku Boulevard (Azerbaijani: Dənizkənarı Milli Park, also known as National Park is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku‘s seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions along the Caspian shore and when the seafront was artificially built up inch by inch.
The Pentagonal Complex, Which Has A Courtyard Surrounded By Cells For Monks And A Tetra Pillar-altar In The Middle, Was Built During The 17th And 18th Centuries. The Baku Ateshgah Was A Pilgrimage And Philosophical Centre Of Zoroastrians From North-western Indian Subcontinent, Who Were Involved In Trade With The Caspian Area Via The Famous “grand Trunk Road”. The Four Holy Elements Of Their Belief Were: Ateshi (fire), Badi (air), Abi (water), And Heki (earth)
The Bibi-Heybat Mosque (Azerbaijani: Bibiheybət məscidi) is a historical mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. The existing structure, built in the 1990s, is a recreation of the mosque with the same name built in the 13th century by Shirvanshah Farrukhzad II Ibn Ahsitan II, which was completely destroyed by the Bolsheviks in 1936
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