You will also get acquainted with social, cultural, political aspect of every-day life in Baku on the background of stories based on real life of oil barons in late 19th and early 20th century as well as soviet and modern times. You will have insight on of small medieval religious town’s transformation into cosmopolitan city. The tour ends with a free cup of local black tea at Coffee Moffie.
What is included/excludedLocal guide
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions
Departure & ReturnIcheri-Sheher Metro station10:30 AM
What to ExpectA walking tour through the Old City begins in front of Icheri-Sheher (the Old City) Metro station at 10:00 and continues along Istiqlaliyyat str. (trans. Independence) and the downtown – Vahid Statue, Vahid Park, Philharmonic Hall, National Art Museum, Sadikhov Residence, Residence of Mirzebeyov Brothers, City Hall, Schools no 132 and 134, Wedding Palace, Institute of Manuscripts, Academy of Sciences, Sabir Garden, Double Gates (Qoşa Qala Qapıları), Literature Museum, Nizami Statue.
– Explore oldest part of the city on 2.5 hours walking tour
– Hear legends about prominent Oil Barons
– Understand social dynamics of city life
– Soak up the atmosphere in oldest part of city
– Romanticize streets Ali&Nino used to hang out
– Led by a local guide
– Tour ends with a free cup of tea
Cancellation PolicyFor a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Additional infoConfirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
At the end of the tour you may wish to tip the tour guide as an appreciation of services provided at the end. An appropriate tipping is around 15$ or whatever you feel comfortable leaving.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers