Go around the capital of Azerbaijan and one of the oldest and biggest cities of the east. The first settlements in Baku date back to the second millennium B.C. and first mentioned in Arab manuscripts as a city sometime during the 8th century. Visit the old town of Icheri Sheher or “Inner City” with its defensive walls and the Maiden Tower which was built some time in the 12th century. Also visit the Palace of the Shirvanshah's, the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture. See the architectural monuments included in UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage Sites.
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