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We visited The Mardakan Castle (a.k.a Great Mardakan Fortress) The Ramana Castle (a.k.a Ramana... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
PaulNZ
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Christchurch,New Zealand
Medieval castle that is really interesting to visit

It's a medieval quadrangular castle situated in a small town Mardakan (nor far from Baku). There is... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Ruisenor_NatalyS
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Voronezh, Russia
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Мардакянский замок, построенный в конце XIV века. В прошлом составная часть оборонительной системы крепостей и замков Абшеронского полуострова. Охраняется государством, реставрирован. Находится близко от Баку, поэтому является одним из самых...more
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We visited The Mardakan Castle (a.k.a Great Mardakan Fortress) The Ramana Castle (a.k.a Ramana Fortress) along with Oil City (the open oil fields that litter the area - all in about four hours by hiring a taxi via our hotel. They are all located about...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

14 century castle, in suburbs of Baku, 30min by car. according to legend this fortress is connected with another castle by a tonnel under the ground. Very interesting construction.

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I love castles...it is the first thing I am looking for in my trips...and this castle is amazing. It gives nice views from above...climbing experience is great also but you will need a torch or mobile light to see in the stairs. The keeper is...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

It's a medieval quadrangular castle situated in a small town Mardakan (nor far from Baku). There is nothing inside but castle itself is well-preserved. You can feel the spirit of medieval military castle that withstood attacks of khan Tokhtamysh at the end of 14th century....More

2  Thank Ruisenor_NatalyS
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Situated in the town of Mardakan, not far from Baku. A beautifully preserved fortress and mosque. The caretaker can't speak English but enlisted some boys to translate for us and tell us about the fortress. Be aware, no safety features here and some hair-raising drops....More

2  Thank TravellingSage
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

It is a pity than the fortress was closed for renovation but even from outside it is an impressive place with a balance between Cristian and Arabic elements. If you are around it is worth the visit even if it is closed inside

2  Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Interesting to a very, very short degree. Plan on spending less than an hour here and definitely watch your step. The grounds are full of huge holes that are uncovered and very deep. Could be quite dangerous. Beautiful old tower, however.

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