It is ancient fortress in the Mardakan settlement of Baku city. The tower was built in four-cornered shape in the middle of XIV century by Shirvanshah Akhsitan son of Shirvanshah Manuchohr. Mardakan Tower was erected in honor of the bright victory of Akhsitan on enemies. Tower was used for purposes of shelter of feudal and as watching point.
The Tower’s height is 22 meters, its thickness from below is 2.10 meters and 1.60 meters at the top. Its inner yard is 28x25. The tower was divided into 5 levels from inside.
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