Located at the southern border of the country, Lankaran is full of unique attractions and museums that will make your visit more memorable. In Lankaran, you’ll visit the Circular Castle, known as the prison where Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician Joseph Stalin was incarcerated. Other places included are the local market of Lankaran called Boyuk Bazar, the Museum of Hazi Aslanov and more.
What is included/excluded
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
Professional Personal Driver
Entry/Admission - House Museum of Hazi Aslanov
Entry/Admission - Mayak (Lighthouse)
Entry/Admission - Xan Evi (Khan Palace)
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup time and location to be agreed 24 hours prior to the tour start date.
What to Expect
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Stop At: Xan Evi (Khan Palace), Lankaran Azerbaijan
Murakhmad Khan’s Palace is famous for being the first multi-story building in the one-story Lankaran. This three-story manor house was built of red bricks and local white stone by French architects in 1913. Therefore, it combines both European and Azerbaijani traditional architectural features. Today, there is aMuseum of History and Regional Studies named after M.A. Aliyev. It contains swords, shields, utensils, books, household items, and other interesting exhibits.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: House Museum of Hazi Aslanov, Ismat Gayibov 19, Lankaran 4200 Azerbaijan
The house museum of the Hero of the Soviet Union, a prominent military commander and the major general Hazi Aslanov, was opened on May 9, 1969(on Victory Day of Azerbaijan). The first director of the museum was Khaver Aslanova who is H.Aslanov's wife. In 1983 the exposition of the museum was expanded and reconstructed. The exposition consists of five rooms. In 2011, the museum was completely renovated. The museum consists of 5 sections and rooms. First room is the ethnographic room reflects the environment where he was born and dying. The things in this room belong to mother of H.Aslanov. His sister Asiya Aslanova gave them to the museum. Second room is dedicated to the years of education and military service of him. The third room is dedicated to the fights for Moscow and Stalingrad (1941-1943). The fourth room is dedicated to the fight for the Primorye and Belarus (1944-1945). Last room is commemorative hall, Different presents to the house, the battle clothes on the day of his death, souvenirs, his albums and books are protected in this room.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Mayak (Lighthouse), Lankaran Azerbaijan
Lankaran is quiet town on the Caspian. A centre of the local green-tea industry, it was once famed for its fishing, its native “Iron-wood” [a species of bog-oak that sinks in water] and for the former prison that once held captive Joseph Stalin, when he was causing trouble amongst the oil workers of Baku in 1905.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Lankaran Region, Lankaran Region
You can spend a happy hour or two wandering about the tree-lined streets, walking through the bustling fruit and vegetable market, full of pomegranates, apples, pears and lemons that are the local specialities at this time of the year. Women in colourful dresses and headscarves invited us to try their wares as we wove our way between the stalls.
Duration: 30 minutes
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.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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