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Palace of the Shirvanshahs

Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit - fairly cheap, beautifully maintained, and interesting to see through the vast palace/museum

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second visit with a friend from Australia visiting.. Glad I got to show her around as it would seem I missed out on a whole section of this place the first visit I did... Allow a good couple of hours to take...More

1  Thank Aurora S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good and historical place to be in Baku. The palace built in 15th century by Shirvanshahs government because of the destruction of their capital in Shamakhi in 15th century. Highly recommend to visit

Thank Elshan M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Neglected, inconvenient and not very interesting. Baku authorities could learn from Istanbul experts how to maintain such a place. Charging AZN10 is a rip off for what you get.

Thank gonjo
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Located within the walled old city of Baku. Beautifully restored and maintained. Includes mosque and tombs. English signs/posters explaining exhibitions available.

Thank Sabeehah V
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I especially liked how hands off the entire museum is. It explains the history of the place well, and why it lost a part of it grandeur, but it mostly let's you explore at you own pace.

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The palace of the shirvanshahs is one of the most important sites in azerbaijan, right in the middle of the old city and very well restaured it gives you a feel of life between 12 and 15 century. It is on three levels and cannot...More

Thank fabiofort
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Old city has its own palace, so fit it in. Once again the tourist attractions charge more us foreigners, however worth the £5. Interesting objects to view.

Thank marksandom
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The Palace occupies the upper, elevated part of the walled Old city. It's not such a big place as one would expect from a Royal palace. Entry fee is 10 manat (5 euros). The complex dates back to 15 cent and consists of royal living...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A tour guide is essential to understand more and know more. I love how people with guide books trying to self-tour always try to sneak into our tour groups. The palace with the mosque and baths inside is one of the highlights of Baku and...More

Thank TheTravelPirate
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