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Baku Baku Private Tour Free Walking Tour

OLD TOWN PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

OVERVIEW

The Walled City of Baku (Icharisheher – Old Town) is A UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site. It reveals evidence of Zoroastrian, Sasanian, Arabic, Persian, Shirvani, Ottoman, and Russian presence in cultural continuity. The Old Town has preserved much of its 12th-century defensive walls and Maiden Tower (Giz Galasy) and may other cultural structures dating from the 7th to 6th centuries BC, to the 15th-century Shirvanshahs’ Palace is one of the pearls of Azerbaijan’s architecture.

This private walking tour will guide you through the melding of cultures that have influenced the development of the surviving Medieval Old Town over the past nine centuries.  It is a tour of an outstanding and rare example of an historic urban ensemble and architecture, which still is a living, vibrant city with residential areas with local communities.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage on 3 hours
  • History and Legends about Baku Old Town
  • Understand socio-cultural dynamics of Old Town
  • Best scenic spots for memorable photos
  • Soak up the atmosphere in Medieval Walled town
  • Led by local guide

DURATION: 3 hours

START TIMEs: 10AM, 1PM & 4PM

PRICE:

Group SizeGroup Price
1-5 ppl130 AZN
6-10 ppl170 AZN
11-15 ppl220 AZN
16-21 ppl270 AZN

Price includes:

  • Guided private sightseeing program;
  • A cup of tea at Coffee Moffie, a local community cafe;

Additional Info:

  • Tour is offered in English and Azerbaijani;
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately;
  • Subject to confirmation within 24 hour.
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Baku Baku Private Tour

OIL HERITAGE PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

OVERVIEW & HIGHLIGHTS

In this private walking tour our guide walks you through streets of the historic core of Baku including Old Town, Niyazi, Istiglaliyyet and Mutuza Mukhtarov streets. Meanwhile you discover the reflection of Baku’s past and hear about oil barons of the first oil boom era and their quest for personal glory and fame. The tour offers insider’s guide to urban exploration about social, cultural, political aspect of every-day life in Baku with background of stories based on real life of oil barons from late 19th and early 20th century as well as soviet and modern times.

The tour highlights how oil changed Baku as as the new generation of the first era of oil boom assumed their social responsibility for a change in an oriental conventional Muslim society. You will hear stories about Azerbaijan’s dilemma of East vs. West, oil barons’ hunger for personal glory and fame, influence of Polish architects, change and continuity through times under imperial Russia, Soviet and Independent Azerbaijan.

DURATION: 3 hours

START TIME: 11AM, 1PM & 3PM

PRICE:

Group SizeGroup Price
1-5 ppl130 AZN
6-10 ppl170 AZN
11-15 ppl220 AZN
16-21 ppl270 AZN

Price includes:

  • Fully narrated sightseeing program in private walking tour;
  • A cup of tea at Coffee Moffie, a local community cafe;
  • Local guide.

Additional Info:

  • Tour is offered in English and Azerbaijani;
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately;
  • Subject to confirmation within 24 hour.