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Old City Walking Tour

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

Old City Walking tour will help you to discover The Old City of Baku and to get as a lot of information about its history and buildings inside. The tour covers top attractions of The Old City - Icheri Sheher including ancient Shirvansahs Palace, Maiden Tower with historical view, architectural Bukhara & Multani Carvansarais, Juma Mosque, hamams, temples.
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
Old City Walking Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide
    Touristic Destinations Mentioned Above

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

    Gosha Gala Gapisi, Əziz Əliyev küçəsi, Bakı, Azerbaijan
    10:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gosha Gala Gapisi, Əziz Əliyev küçəsi, Bakı, Azerbaijan

     Tour will start from the main entrance of the Old City called Double Gates. During the tour you will be able to see the Chain, Sailor and Cat Houses, Bukhara and Multani Caravanserais, Juma Mosque, Maiden Tower. Guide will explain to you the history of the Old City, and its buildings mentioned above

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Shirvanshah Palace – the pearl of the architectural heritage of Azerbaijan, the former residence of the rulers of Shirvan, located in the heart of Baku. In addition to the palace, the amazingly beautiful complex includes the Divan-Khan courtyard, tomb, mosque in 1441, as well as the bathhouse and mausoleum of court scholar Seyid Yahya Bakuvi.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Bukhara Caravanserai, Qalla Street Old City, Baku 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. The octagonal comfortable yard was a special hall under open sky. There travellers and merchants were gathering after daily commercial operations. The crossing arch connected in general style along the full perimeter of the internal space of the yard within direct frame aggregates the main part of the architectural composition. The restoration works implemented in 1964 completely discharged the caravansaray building from the constructions and layers added later and it promoted to discover its large-scale structure on the background of the surrounding buildings.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Maiden Tower is an Eiffel Tower of Baku.In 12th century it was used as a fortress of Shirvanshahs for defensive causes.Maiden Tower's architectural plan, seemingly so simple, consists of walls which at the base are extraordinarily thick, beginning at five meters in depth and gradually narrowing to four meters at the top.
    Today, the interior contains an interesting display of old photographs and a souvenir shop, but the highlight is the superb rooftop viewpoint surveying Baku Bay and the Old City. The views from the top are worth the climb, with a sweeping panorama of the Old City, the new skyscrappers on the hills and the Caspian Sea.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    The Museum of Miniature Books, located within the old city - Icheri Sheher, is included in the Guinness Book of Records as the museum with the largest number of miniature books. The creator of the museum, Zarifa Salahova has amassed this unique collection over the past 30 years. The only museum of miniature books in the world opened its doors on April 2, 2002. Today, the museum holds a unique collection of over 5,600 books published in 66 countries around the world.



    Duration: 20 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
    Children must be accompanied by an adult
    After your booking, you will be informed about how to recognize the tour guide in the meeting point
    Near public transportation
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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