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Baku-Absheron Castles tour

6 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

This tour is one of our unique tours that combine history, archeology and culture.
Baku-Absheron Castles tour
  • What is included/excluded

    All Fees and Taxes
    Bottled water
    Air-conditioned vehicle
    Entry/Admission - Baku Castle
    Entry/Admission - Maiden Tower
    Entry/Admission - Ramana Castle
    Entry/Admission - Quadrangular Tower
    Entry/Admission - Mardakan Castle

    Excluded
    Lunch
  • Departure & Return

    Ganjlik Mall, Narimanov, Baku, Azerbaijan
    11:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Baku Castle, Əbdüləzəl Dəmirçizadə küç, Bakı, Azerbaijan

    Baku Fortress is the largest of Absheron fortresses. The fortress consists of the Icheri Sheher and the walls and towers surrounding it, and was included by UNESCO into the World Cultural Heritage List in 2000. It was built in about 1138-1139.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Maiden Tower, Downtown Baku Old City, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Along with the Shirvanshahs' Palace, dated to the 15th century, it forms a group of historic monuments listed in 2001 under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments as cultural property, Category III. It is one of Azerbaijan's most distinctive national emblems, and is thus featured on Azeri currency notes and official letterheads.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ramana Castle, Baku 1037 Azerbaijan

    Ramana Tower – is a tower in Ramana village of Baku and dated back to the 12th century. Height of the tower is 15 metres (49 ft). Exact construction date of the tower, which is built of white stone, is not known. It is considered that the tower was built for the purpose of defense and used as a castle during the Shirvanshahs’ reign.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Quadrangular Tower, Kichik Gala Street, Baku Azerbaijan

    Quadrangular castle is a historic castle located in Mardakan, Baku. It is one of the most noticeable castles in Mardakan, a similar one being Round Tower.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mardakan Castle, Mashadi Azizbayov, Mardakan AZ1044 Azerbaijan

    Round Tower is a castle located in Mardakan, Baku, Azerbaijan. The castle is also called Shikh fortress by local residents.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Nardaran Fortress, Nardaran, Azerbaijan

    Nardaran Fortress was built in 1301 by architect Mahmud ibn Sa'ad in the northern part of Absheron Peninsula.Nardaran Fortress is located 25 km north of Baku in the village of Nardaran near the town of Mashtaga. Shirvanshahs used the fortress for both observation and defense. Nardaran Mosque or Rahimakhanim sanctuary which was built in 1663 is located about 200 m from the fortress.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Not wheelchair accessible
    Service animals allowed
    Near public transportation
    Most travelers can participate
    This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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