maiden tower


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maiden tower

The keep or principal tower of a castle.
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5 metre high Maiden Tower is also an interesting experience, offering views of the city and the sea from tiny peepholes on the way up before the grand view at the very top.
THE MAN: Engelbert BUSTLING: View from Maiden Tower
A less tragic, but more plausible, story affirms that the Maiden Tower was built solely for defensive purposes.
In 2000, the Inner City of Baku with the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and the Maiden Tower was classified as a World Heritage Site.
Key features are the Maiden Tower and bridges across the pool are based on original designs of the "Da Vinci Bridge".
Clare Hickie meets Tom Jones at Mardan Palace, Antalya, Turkey View from Maiden Tower of the Mardan Palace, showing the incredible bridges over the pool
From his first season's coverings at Cheveley Park he got Maiden Tower, who narrowly missed a Classic success when second in the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, but did notch a Group 2 victory in the Prix de Sandringham.
Royal Ascot, however, could be the aim for Maiden Tower, who gave Dettori his 300th Group-race success in the Prix de Sandringham.
The filly ran fourth in that Group Three contest behind the reopposing trio of Maiden Tower, Fidelio's Miracle and Welcome Millenium, but is expected to improve.
The eight domestic acceptors are Maiden Tower, Fidelio's Miracle, Welcome Millenium, Etoile Montante, Musical Chimes, Garlinote, Mes Bleus Yeux and Acago.
The Icherisheher (Old City), Maiden Tower and Shirvanshah's palace were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000, while since 2007 the Gobustan National Historical-Artistic reserve also listed among these heritages.
Historical architectural monuments like Icheri Sheher, Maiden Tower, Palace of Shirvanshahs, included in UNESCO's World Heritage List, on the one hand, and modern Baku, which is not left behind in European cities, on the other side: "After the Soviets, Azerbaijan, gaining independence in 1991, did not return to the past again.