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Baku: Historic and Modern Baku Tour

Product ID: 306348
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Explore the architecture and heritage sites of Baku on this specially designed guided tour of this fascinating city.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 7:30 AM, 10:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the ancient streets of the Old City
  • See the architecture from the oil boom period
  • Visit Upland Park to see the best panoramic views of Baku
Full description
This spectacular tour is made up of three parts and will first show you examples of medieval architecture in Baku from the 12th century, followed by more recent architectural developments.

The excursion will begin by the entrance gates to Gosha Gala Gapisi in the Old City. The Old City is a UNESCO world-heritage listed site and is almost an open-air museum with many sights to see.

After that, you will get to see some of the 19th and 20th-Century buildings in the city, which are mainly linked to the oil boom and the history of the Russian Empire. The final part of the tour discusses the Soviet occupation of Azerbaijan and life in Baku today. All the key parts in the old city will be covered during the Baku tour, such as the Maiden Tower, Juma Mosque, and Shirvansah's Palace.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Transfer from the old city to Upland Park and Haydar Aliyev center
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Hotel pickup

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Meeting point

The guide will be waiting in front of the Double Gates; Gosha Gala Gapisi, Aziz Aliyev St, Baku.

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Important information
Know before you go
• In the Old City part of the tour, you will have to walk through narrow streets and on steps
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Product ID: 306348