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Modern Baku Guided Tour

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

In this tour, you will have a change to get to know modern parts of Baku and learn how the city and country have developed in the past few years to become "Dubai of Caucasus". Tour covers Seaside Boulevard, Mugham Center, Carpet Museum, "Venice of Baku", view of Flag Square, Crystal Hall, Flame Towers, Heydar Aliyev Center and Fountain Square. The tour includes entrance fees to the museums and transportation to the Heydar Aliyev Center by private car/minivan.
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
Modern Baku Guided Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Local English speaking tour guide
    0.5 Lt bottled water
    Entry/Admission - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
    Entry/Admission - Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum
    Entry/Admission - Baku Funicular

    Excluded
    Food and drinks
    Hotel pickup and drop-off (can be requested as a special requirement)
  • Departure & Return

    Icherisheher, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan

    Tour starts at the exit of Icharishahar. We will utilize private car to reach to our first stop: Heydar Aliyev Center, dedicated to former president of Azerbaijan and created by American-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid who was famous for her strangely-shaped, interesting buildings in all over the world. Trump Tower which is also located nearby has become a forsaken building after the president of the US ended his licensing contracts in Azerbaijan.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fountain Square, Baku Azerbaijan

    Our second stop, the Fountain Square, was one of the first ever parks created in Azerbaijan and was full of mansions of oil magnates. It's located in the central street of Baku and was called "Torgovaya", translated as the trading street. Until 90s this street was full of merchants trading souvenirs, vintage accessories and clothings.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Little Venice, Baku Boulevard, Baku 1005 Azerbaijan

    Little Venice, restored into a new grand look, will be our third stop. It's not a long stop, but a view of the small oasis in Baku Boulevard.

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

    Our stop at the Carpet Museum will be a juxtaposition of ancient art and the modern. You will discover the beauty of carpets like a newborn discovering the art of walking. A true gem that won't be missed in our Modern Baku Tour.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: International Mugham Center of Azerbaijan, Neftchiler Avenue 9, Baku AZ400 Azerbaijan

    Our short stop at Mugham Center will give you a chance to see how and why this traditional folk music is always under the radar of everyday life.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Baku Funicular, Baku Azerbaijan

    We'll utilize newly renovated funicular to reach to the Flame Towers. You'll truly appreciate serene view of the city while in funicular.

    The waiting time for funicular is between 5 to 20 minutes.

    The ride is 3 minutes approximately.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Flame Towers, 1A, Mehdi Huseyn, Baku Azerbaijan

    According to the main construction plan of the city, Baku was built as an amphitheater. At the top of this “amphitheater” locates the highest and the most illuminated building of Azerbaijan – Flame Towers – symbol of modern Baku.

    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
    Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    Face masks required for guides in public areas
    Face masks provided for travelers
    Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    Guides required to regularly wash hands

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