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MAIDEN TOWER

 Location: Old City, Baku

 Type: Tower

 Completion date: 12th century

Maiden Tower – rises to a height of 32 meters and has a diameter of 16.5 meters. The walls on the ground floor are five meters thick. The interior has been divided into eight floors and each floor has a cupola ceiling built of hewed stones, with a round hole in the middle of the ceiling. The holes are aligned, so if you stand on the eighth floor, you can look down through all the ceiling holes. The only entrance to the tower is in the western side and is two meters above ground level and 1.1 meters wide.

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