Azerbaijani, Vietnamese first ladies visit Icherisheher (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14
Azerbaijan's first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and spouse of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Mai Thi Hanh have today visited the Icherisheher, Inner City, a historic core of Azerbaijan's capital.
The Vietnamese first lady was informed about Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve, which was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The first ladies also viewed the Maiden Tower, which was built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16.5m in diameter, is comprised of a cylinder-like real tower and a huge supporting construction.
They posed for photographs in front of the Maiden Tower.