“The Double Gates of Baku: A Guide to Exploring Azerbaijan’s Old Town”

The Double Gates of Baku, also known as the Baku Old City Gate, is a historical and cultural landmark located in the heart of Azerbaijan's capital city which is also named Gosha Gala in the Azerbaijani language. The gates, which date back to the 12th century, have played a significant role in the city's fortifications [...]
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Mardakan Castle – the highest donjon of Absheron

The quadrangular Mardakan Castle or the large Mardakan Fortress is one of the oldest fortresses in Absheron and the highest donjon (unlike other fortresses, the donjons are surrounded by walls not connected to the main fortress). The height of the tower is 22 meters, the height of the surrounding walls is 7 meters. Its thickness […]

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Alinja Castle

Nakhchivan is called one of the centres of development of civilization in the East. There are more than one and a half thousand historical and cultural monuments, of which about sixty have the status of world importance, including the fortress city of Alinja Castle. It is located on the mountain of the same name not [...]
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