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Baku Old City Walking Tour

2 to 3 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

The Old City (Inner City) of Baku has many historical monuments and places of rich architecture.
Tourists will see the main attractions of the Old City, including the Palace of the Shirvan Shahs (XV cent), the symbol of the city - Maiden Tower (IX cent), Bukhara & Mutani, Ancient Juma mosques etc.
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
Baku Old City Walking Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Professional English Speaking Guide
    Professional Driver Service
    Air-conditioned vehicle

    Excluded
    Personal expenses
    Meals
    Entry/Admission - Palace of the Shirvanshahs
    Entry/Admission - Maiden Tower
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Starting Point: We pick up the our guests from any hotel inside of the Baku City.

    5:30 PM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    Icheri sheher (Inner City) - The heart of Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage has a history of thousands of years and is located in the historic center of Baku, the capital city of the ancient state of the Shirvanshahs and symbol of Azerbaijani statehood. This unique historic ensemble has been called the ‘Acropolis of Baku’, Old City or Icherisheher.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76 Icherisheher, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    Shirvanshahs’ Palace - Once home to the Shirvanshahs that ruled most of today’s Azerbaijan between 9th-16th centuries, this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Baku was constructed in the highest point of Icherisheher between the 12th-14th centuries. Not only is the palace a timeless example of medieval Islamic architecture, but also a contemporary museum.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    Bukhara caravanserai constructed in late 15th century over the trade highway of Icherisheher in Baku. The caravanserai has a quadratic shape and salient portal and, its yard is octagonal. Caravanserai surrounded by balconies and personal premises – chapels along the perimeter.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The Maiden Tower is so old, we can’t tell what it was originally meant for. It may have been a Zoroastrian fire temple, an observatory, or a fortress. Maybe it was a watchtower, as it certainly gives incredible views across Baku and the Caspian Sea.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Juma Mosque, Asaf Zeynalli 49, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    The main mosque of the Inner City "Icheri Sheher", on the site of which was located temple of Zoroastrians a millennium ago, and in the XIV century Juma Mosque was built on its place.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Hotel Pickup

    Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
  • 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
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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