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Oil Boom Tour

Created with Sketch. GOSHA GALA GAPISI ( MAIN ENTRANCE OF OLD CITY)
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Duration

0-3 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

6 people

Languages

English, Russian, Turkish

Overview

This special 3,5 hours tour is for tourists who are interested about 19th century Russian Empire and Oil Barons

Description

We shall meet you at your place of stay. It could either be an apartment in Baku, the Airport or your Hotel Lobby. We shall then proceed with our tour with new model SUV, which is an ideal vehicle tailor made to comfortably transport 4 people. For a group of 5-8 we will use Mercedes Vito Minivan. The cars are spacious, impeccably clean and powered by a strong air conditioner. You would be picked up by us and go toward to Nobel brother’s amazing Villa located in the city center of Baku. “Nobel Brothers” was an oil company set up by Ludvig Nobel and Baron Peter von Bilderling, mainly in Baku, Azerbaijan but also in Cheleken, Turkmenistan. Originally established by Robert Nobel (who contributed 25,000 rubles) and the investments of barons Peter von Bilderling (300,000 rubles) and Standertskjöld (150,000 rubles) as a distillery in 1876, it became, during the late 19th century, one of the largest oil companies in the world. Next stop will be National Museum of History of Azerbaijan Which is the largest museum in Azerbaijan, located in Baku, in the former mansion of Azerbaijani biggest oil magnate and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev. At the end Well-known oil millionaire Musa Nagiyev’s great designed buildings will be shown.As his son Ismayil died earlier, the building built by him in Istiglaliyyat street was called “Ismayilliyya” for the memory of Ismayil. The twin mansions in 28 May street, the grandiose building built of red brick in the same street, the residential building near the Opera Theatre in Nizami street, Old building of Central Post Office in Azerbaijan avenue, the grandiose residential building in Nigar Rafibayli street, Winter Club in Samad Vurgun street (Present Officers’ House), “Astoriya” and “Yeni Avropa” hotels and other such kind of visible buildings of the city were constructed on account of funds of Aga Musa Nagiyev.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit amazing Villa of Nobel Brothers
  • Visit the National History Museum of Azerbaijan which was house of biggest oil baron Hajji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev
  • Explore the great architectures from 19th century that built by Musa Naghiyev
  • Visit first industrial oil well of the world

Itinerary

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Ismaillia Palace
Palace of the happinesses
Taghiyev’s House Museum ( Azerbaijan’s National history museum)
Fountain’s square
Oil wells
Nobel’s brother house museum

Included/Excluded

  • Transfer (brand new SUV or minivan Mercedes- Vito)
  • Guided Services
  • Entrance Fees
  • Museum Tickets
  • Pick up from Hotel
  • Drinks

Languages

English
Russian
Turkish

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. GOSHA GALA GAPISI ( MAIN ENTRANCE OF OLD CITY)
Created with Sketch.
from $25,00

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