Qız Qalası

The Maiden Tower (Azerbaijani: Qız Qalası), also known locally as Giz Galasi, located in the Old City, Baku, in Azerbaijan, was built in the 12th century as part of the walled city.

Şirvanşahlar Sarayı

Palace of the Shirvanshahs is the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture, situated in the Inner City of Baku.


In order to investigate the religious complex near the Maiden Tower more precisely, archaeologist F.Ibrahimov implemented excavations (1990-93) and a mosque belonging to 9th century was discovered north of the Tower.