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Stop At: Highland Park, Baku Azerbaijan
Highland Park - the landscaped terraces of which overlook the city and give the best view over the Baku Bay, National Flaq Square and Seaside Boulevard.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, Mikayil Useynov, 28 The Seaside Boulevard, Baku 1001 Azerbaijan
State Museum of Azerbaijani Carpet - being brilliantly photogenic, the museum, designed in the form of a huge folded carpet, also houses ceramics, 14th-century metalwork, bronze-age jewellery and the vast collection of 10,000 carpets from the 17th to the 20th century.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan
The Heydar Aliyev Center, which was designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid and completed in 2012, is rumoured to be one of the most expensive buildings in Europe per square meter. Its rolling, flowing design made waves within architectural, engineering, and design circles garnered it much prestigious and international recognition.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Fountain Square, Baku Azerbaijan
Our next destination is Fountain Square where offers a romantic and dynamic atmosphere, especially in the night time. Here you will have a chance to see the most remarkable architecture and stunning avenues of this fast-growing cosmopolitan city.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
The 4th stop of our travel itinerary is Baku's Old Town, or "Icherisheher". Icherisheher is the pearl of Azerbaijani architecture and culture. There are many galleries and exhibition halls in Icherisheher where you can see and purchase the works of various artists, sculptors and master craftsmen.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76 Icherisheher, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
The most recognisable monuments of Old City is Palace of the Shirvanshahs, an expansive building that is a testament to Azerbaijan’s impressive architectural heritage. This monument of universal value, one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture is located at the highest point of Icherisheher. Within the Palace complex there are the Divankhana (reception hall), the Tomb of Shah, the residential building of Shirvanshahs, the Tomb of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi, Murad’s Gate (the only monument of the 16th century), the Tomb of Shirvanshahs’ Family, the Shah Mosque and the Palace bath-house.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Maiden Tower, Downtown Baku Old City, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
The most ancient monument of Icherisheher is the Maiden Tower – symbol of the of Baku. Some evidence suggests that the construction of the Tower might have been as early as the 7th-6th centuries BCE.
Duration: 25 minutes