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Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour

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

Dig into the past, present and future of Baku in Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour. Whether you are a first-time visitor or just want to know more about the city, this tour is for you. You will discover the major sights of Baku located both in old part of Baku called “Ichari Shahar” and more modern parts of seaside boulevard, uphill parks and buildings. You will get to know the evolution of Baku since its establishment in 5th century through Soviet era up to its independence. Your guide will lead you along the most remarkable monuments and buildings, so you can take memorable shots on your way. Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour covers most of the sights you can visit and see.
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Professional local guide
    Entry/Admission - Palace of the Shirvanshahs
    Entry/Admission - Maiden Tower
    Entry/Admission - Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum
    Entry/Admission - Baku Funicular

    Excluded
    Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Departure & Return

    Icherisheher, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    As soon as you meet your guide at the exit of Icharishahar metro station, we will enter Baku Old Town, called "Icharishahar". Old Town of Baku is a beautiful maze, full of narrow streets, surprising sights, old wooden balconies, stone roads and an atmosphere that you'll never forget. A discovery by itself, every time you visit this part of the city. Your guide will tell you stories of locals about the Old Town and how it was changed and developed throughout the history.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Miniature Books, Gala lane, 1, Baku Azerbaijan

    Museum of Miniature Books used to be in the Guinness Books of World Records until recently, but still it has a great collection of miniature and even almost microscopic books. A small museum that will be our first stop on our way to discover more!

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Next, enter the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, the central part of ancient Shiranshahs kingdom and dive into the spirit of Islamic civilization while passing through the courtyard and king’s private rooms. Get to know the history of the palace and visit the mausoleums that witnessed many troubles for the past two centuries.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Second place we will visit is the most remarkable and mysterious monument – the Maiden Tower, built in the south-east part of the Old Town. Once you immerse yourself into the experience of discovering such extraordinary building, you will know why it is considered as the symbol of Baku.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Baku Boulevard, Neftchilar avenue, Baku Azerbaijan

    Before we head to Baku Boulevard, we will have an hour long lunch break, so you can take some rest, but also enjoy national dishes made by the soulful Azerbaijani people. Our guide will give you few options for lunch and it's completely up to you what to eat and drink. If you choose Food & Drinks included option when booking, your guide will take you to a national restaurant located in the downtown.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, Mikayil Useynov, 28 The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001 Azerbaijan

    After we enter Baku Boulevard, we will head to the Carpet Museum. The museum is a must see if you are in Baku at least for a day.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Baku Funicular, Baku Azerbaijan

    Enjoy the ride in a funicular while getting a short glimpse of Baku city up above from the hills of Baku.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Flame Towers, 1A, Mehdi Huseyn, Baku Azerbaijan

    Right by the Martyrs' Lane, you will see the Flame Towers, famous for their unique modern architectural design.

    Stop At: Martyrs' Lane, Baku Azerbaijan

    Martyrs' Alley is an exhibition of Azerbaijanis' courage against Soviet occupation. Get a glimpse of the end of totalitarian Soviet regime during our visit of Martyrs' Alley.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dagustu Park (Upland Park), Baku Azerbaijan

    At the Uphill Park, you will get a chance to see stunning view of the city. Great spot for selfies to show off your visit to Azerbaijan! :)

    Duration: 15 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
    Near public transportation
    Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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