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Old and Modern Baku Tour

Created with Sketch. Gosha Gala Gapisi, Aziz Aliyev Street, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Duration

10AM - 20PM

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

4 people

Languages

Arabic, English, Russian

Overview

Special designed Baku Tour that gives a sense of traveling in history from medieval ages of Baku till the nowadays modern city. Take a tour of Baku by night or day time group, and discover the city’s contemporary architecture and illuminated monuments. Look out for highlights such as the Maiden’s Tower and the city walls, and enjoy photo stops at the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center and Upland Park as you learn about the city from a local guide.

Description

Tour will start from the main entrance of Old City called Double Gates ( Gosha Gala Gapisi). Old City or “Icharishahar” is the oldest and historical core of Baku surrounded by medieval castle walls. Old City is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO considered an open-air museum. Baku tour consists of 3 parts. Firstly the tour will show you Baku’s medieval architecture from the 12th century. Baku tour will proceed to show you buildings from the 19th and 20th centuries that mostly related to the Oil boom and the Russian Empire period. 3rd part starts from the Soviet invasion to the independence of Azerbaijan and finishes with the modern days of Baku. All the main points in the old city like Maiden Tower, Juma Mosque, Shirvansah’s Palace will be covered during the Baku tour. Afterwards, the tour will continue to show you outside of the old city which was built in the 19th century during the Oil Boom period. When the Oil Boom started in Azerbaijan, great architectural buildings were built by Oil Magnates on the outside of the castle walls. Guests will be picked up by our minivan from in front of Ismailliya palace and transferred to the Upland park near the Flame towers. Upland Park is the highest park in Baku where people can see the best panoramic view of the City. Right near to the Upland Park Marty’s Lane, Milli Majlis building will be seen as ell. From the top point of the city, our guide will explain to the visitors the independence period of Azerbaijan. For The Guests who booked the Private option, our tour will be continued by car to On the way to Zaha Hadid’s most famous masterpiece, Haydar Aliyev centre tour  After taking pictures in front of I love the Baku sign near the Haydar Aliyev centre guests will be dropped off to the Hotel.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cover thousands of years of history, from ancient sights in the Old City
  • See the architectural buildings and mansions of Oil Barons
  • Enjoy the panoramic view of the city from Upland Park
  • Take a picture with the”I love Baku sign” and Haydar Aliyev Center ( this place is included only for Private Option)

Itinerary

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1.DOUBLE GATES

2.MAIDEN TOWER
2.MAIDEN TOWER

3.JUMA MOSQUE
 3.JUMA MOSQUE

4.MUHAMMAD MOSQUE

5.SHIRVANSAH”S PALACE
5.SHIRVANSAH”S PALACE

6.MINIATURE BOOK MUSEUM

7.Baku City Executive Power

8. ISMAILIYYA PALACE
8. ISMAILIYYA PALACE

9.UPLAND PARK
9.UPLAND PARK

10.FLAME TOWERS
10.FLAME TOWERS

11.MARTY”S LANE

12.BAKU FUNICULAR

Included/Excluded

  • Funicular Ticket
  • Transfer Services (For ptivate option)
  • Professional guide
  • Museum Tickets
  • Food and drink
  • Gratitudes

Languages

Arabic
English
Russian

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Gosha Gala Gapisi, Aziz Aliyev Street, Baku, Azerbaijan

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