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Magnificent and mysterious tower (Video)

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The most magnificent and mysterious landmark of Baku and in particular "Icheri-sheher" is "Qız Qalası" - "The Maiden Tower".

It has no analogues in entire Orient and is considered an unofficial symbol of Baku. The cylindrically-shaped tower was constructed on a ledge of the rock jutting into the Caspian Sea . It is made from grey limestone and converges to its top. Therefore its walls thickness at the basis is 5 m, and at the top - 4 m. T

he tower stands 29.5 m tall, its diameter is 16.5 m. Inside Qız Qalası is divided into 8 tiers. Each of them is covered by a stone dome with a round aperture. The access to the very top is possible by means of winding stone stairs. The wonderful view of entire Baku bay opens from there. There is a 21 m well inside the tower. The water there was pure and fresh.

The light got inside the tower through narrow loophole-type windows.

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2016.03.02 / 19:24
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