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Maiden Tower

Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower2000

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Icherisheher has preserved much of its defensive walls, which define the character of the property. The most ancient monument of Icherisheher is the Maiden Tower – symbol of the city of Baku. Some evidence suggests that the construction of the Tower might have been as early as the 7th-6th centuries BC.

Details

  • Title: Maiden Tower
  • Creator: Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
  • Date Created: 2000
  • Rights: Azerbaijan Travel
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Inscription Criteria: Criterion: (iv)
  • Date of Inscription: 2000
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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