In Baku Downtown Walking Free Tour you explore social-cultural-leasure heart of the downtown of Baku that labelled as “Tarqovı” (Nizami street) and learn about exquisite stories of love and hatred, rise and fall, happiness and tragedy, turmoil and tranquillity, contrast and harmony from confluent lifes of oil barons and everyday people.
You will be guided to social and cultural formation of Fountains Square (then Parapet), Nizami (then Torgovaya) and Khagani (Xəqani; then Molokanskaya) streets in Baku based on real life stories, urban legends and myths that have been developed through imperial Russian, socialist Soviet and capitalist modern times. The tour ends with a free cup of black Azerbaijani tea at Coffee Moffie, a local coffee shop.
– Explore downtown on 2.5 hours walking tour
– Understand achitectural development of modern downtown
– Hear about Urban legends and myths
– Soak up atmosphere of popular culture
– Empathize with love stories of Baku
– Spot central pubs and cafes
– Led by a local guide
– Tour ends with a free cup of tea
Meeting Point: In front of Pizza Hut/KFC at Fountains Square
The tour takes place every day. However, booking is required.
Start Point: in front of Pizza Hut/KFC at Fountain Square (Please, refer to google map above)
Start Time: 16:00 PM
At the end of a tour, you may wish to tip the tour guide as an appreciation of services provided. An appropriate tipping is around 15$ or whatever you feel comfortable leaving.
Tour is offered in English and Azerbaijani
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately