Explore Evolving Achitecture of Baku as a reflection on mixture of cultures, traditions and contradictions of political turmoils
When darkness falls over sky, flickering lights from coffee shops, restaurants, pubs, bars and basements bring life to the streets of Baku. These places offer vibrant entertainment not just for local people and but also visitors of Baku. Whether you are into jazz, or rock or punk or pop, you can still find a place…
Baku is increasingly becoming a famous tourist destination. Recent international sport events such as Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, or 2019 UEFA Europa League Final in Baku, or UEFA EURO 2020 will bring more popularity with more tourists visiting the city. Therefore, here we list top mainstream things to do and see in downtown Baku….
Starts at 11AM everyday this tour offers a walk through the most historic sightseeing highlights of Baku Old Town (Icheri Shahar) meanwhile reflecting on Baku’s past and the transformation that brought by oil barons by turn of 20th century.
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.
Experience Baku through its food, drink on a walking tour across both medieval and trendy streets
Starts daily at 1600PM
To explore social, cultural, commercial and entertainment heart of Baku City Center that labelled as “Tarqovı” and learn about exquisite stories of the cosmopolitan society.
Over three hours discover the reflection of Baku’s oil heritage through oil barons’ quest for personal glory and fame from the late 19th and early 20th century. Walk will travel along with visually fabulous and emblematic highlights of the old and new streets of Baku with background of contrasting urban legends and myths about its past and present life