In the Old District, Baku, Azerbaijan, The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century memorial. It is a category of historic monuments listed in 2001 under the UNESCO World Heritage List as Historical Monuments as a cultural property, together with the Shirvanshahs Palace, which dates back to the 15th century.
The historical heart of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, is the old town or inner city. The Old City is the most historic part of Baku, enclosed by easily guarded walls.
Heydar Aliyev Centre
The Heydar Aliyev Center is a building complex of 57,500 m2 designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid in Baku, Azerbaijan and renowned for its distinctive architecture and fluid, curved form that avoids sharp angles.