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Highland Park, Baku: Our most recommended tours and activities

Baku: City Highlights Tour with Guide

Baku: City Highlights Tour with Guide

Begin your tour by diving into history at the awe-inspiring Shirvanshah Palace, a masterpiece of medieval architecture. Then, shift gears and marvel at the futuristic Flame Towers, a symbol of Baku's modernity. Intrigue awaits at the Miniature Book Museum, where you'll find the world's tiniest books. Afterward, ascend the iconic Maiden Tower for a journey back in time and capture breathtaking city views from Highland Park. Next, pay your respects at the solemn Alley of Martyrs, a tribute to national heroes. Your next stop will give you a different perspective on the city as you hop on the Baku Ferris Wheel and enjoy a bird's-eye view. Then, dive into the artistry of Azerbaijani culture at the Carpet Museum, a treasure trove of intricate designs.

Baku: City Sights Guided Night Walking Tour with Funicular

Baku: City Sights Guided Night Walking Tour with Funicular

Welcome to our enchanting City Sights Guided Night Walking Tour with Funicular in Baku! As twilight descends, embark on a journey through the historic streets and modern marvels of Azerbaijan's capital. Your adventure begins at the iconic Icherisheher Metro Station, where you'll immerse yourself in Baku's diverse transport network, setting the stage for an unforgettable exploration ahead. Step into the lush Gubernator (Philarmonia) Garden, where history whispers through verdant corridors, and delve into captivating legends that weave through its rich tapestry. Next, marvel at the architectural splendor of the Philharmonic Hall of Baku, adorned with intricate details inspired by the Italian Renaissance and German Rococo. Experience the pinnacle of Azerbaijani governance with a tour of the Executive Office, learning about its modern architecture and role in shaping the nation's leadership. Admire artistic masterpieces at the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan, gaining insights into the country's political landscape and cultural heritage. Delve into Azerbaijan's oil legacy at Azneft Square, where milestones in the oil industry converge amidst the opulent Four Seasons Hotel and the thrilling Formula 1 route. Tracing the history of Baku Boulevard, witness its evolution from ancient roots to modern allure, capturing the essence of the city's beauty and vitality. Explore Mini Venice, a marvel crafted to mirror the romance of Italy's famed waterways, seamlessly blending Baku's charm with Venetian allure. Unravel the essence of Azerbaijani culture at the Carpet Museum, International Mugam Centre, and Deniz Mall, where architectural wonders embody centuries of craftsmanship and modern luxury thrives. Step into the soul of Azerbaijani music at the International Mugham Center, immersing yourself in the rich melodies and rhythms of mugham amidst stunning architecture. Ascend to Highland Park aboard the funicular, enjoying scenic views as you venture towards this elevated oasis in Baku. Capture the city's dynamic spirit at Flame Towers, iconic symbols of Baku's modern skyline, before paying tribute to fallen heroes at the Alley of Martyrs Mosque. Experience the profound sense of honor and sacrifice at Martyrs' Lane and the Eternal Fire Monument, commemorating the victims of Black January. Discover the evolution of Baku at the Executive Power of Baku City, a testament to the city's rich history and changing architectural trends. Visit renowned institutions like the Azerbaijan State University of Economics and the former Taghiyev School for Girls, now the Institute of Manuscripts of Azerbaijan. Marvel at Ismailiyya Palace, a magnificent architectural marvel steeped in Azerbaijan's cultural heritage, before concluding your journey at the Nizami Museum of Azerbaijani Literature and Nizami Street. Join us on this unforgettable exploration of Baku's beauty, where history, culture, and modernity converge under the starlit sky.

Historical & Modern Baku City Tour

Historical & Modern Baku City Tour

Explore the captivating fusion of past and present in the heart of Azerbaijan's vibrant capital, Baku, with a private city tour. Journey through Baku’s rich history, showcasing its evolution into a dynamic, modern metropolis while preserving its historical treasures. Begin your journey by stepping back in time as you enter the ancient walled city of Icherisheher. Marvel at its labyrinthine streets, historic architecture, and centuries-old mosques, including the iconic Maiden Tower. Explore the featuring intricate stone carvings, grand courtyards, and a historical mosque. Then, witness Baku's contemporary skyline with a visit to the iconic Flame Towers. Watch modern skyscrapers that illuminate the city at night with dynamic LED displays, representing Azerbaijan's oil and fire heritage. Stroll along the Caspian Sea promenade, with dotted with cafes, parks, and public art installations. Enjoy the sea breeze and a view of the modern skyline. Continue to the bustling Fountain Square, a lively urban hub filled with cafes, shops, and street performers. Next, pay your respects at the Martyrs' Lane, a memorial to those who lost their lives in the First Nagorno-Karabakh War of 1988-1994.

Baku: Historic and Modern Baku Tour

Baku: Historic and Modern Baku Tour

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 are covered during the Baku tour, such as the Maiden Tower, Juma Mosque, and Shirvansah's Palace, along with a Funicular ticket.

Baku Panoramic Night Tour

Baku Panoramic Night Tour

Enjoy a night tour of Baku with a private driver. Your personal guide will help you design the perfect itinerary of Baku's attractions and offer you insider tips on where to go and what to see in the capital. Visit the main attractions, and request stops to snap photos, grab a souvenir, or take a stroll around your favorite spots. You can go to Highland Park for panoramic views of Baku Bay from the highest point of the city. Drive to Flame Towers, a trio of skyscrapers - the Towers represent flames and construction of this impressive building complex was completed in 2012. During your night tour of Baki, you can also choose to visit Government House, the State Philharmonic Hall, the Mugam Center, or the Carpet Museum. You can admire the Heydar Aliyev Center, designed by architect Zaha Hadid. Take a night stroll along Baku Boulevard, which runs parallel to Baku’s seafront, before you return to your hotel.

Baku Nights Tour By Heritage Travel

Baku Nights Tour By Heritage Travel

1. Pickup from Hotel Your evening begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel, setting the stage for a delightful exploration of Baku's nocturnal charm. 2. Baku Book Center: Dive into culture at the Baku Book Center, a haven for literature enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the ambiance as you explore this cultural gem. 3. Heydar Aliyev Centre: Experience the groundbreaking architecture of the Heydar Aliyev Centre, designed by the renowned Zaha Hadid. Marvel at its distinctive curves and discover its role as a cultural hub hosting exhibitions and concerts. 4. National Boulevard Baku: Stroll along the National Boulevard, a modern waterfront offering scenic views of the Caspian Sea. Enjoy the lively atmosphere with parks, cafes, and restaurants along the way. 5. Flag Square: Stand in awe at Flag Square, home to one of the world's largest flagpoles, symbolizing Azerbaijan's national pride. Capture breathtaking views overlooking the Caspian Sea. 6. Crystal Hall: Explore the modern Crystal Hall, a versatile arena that hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Discover its impressive architecture and its role in hosting various cultural and sports events. 7. Highland Park: Ascend to Highland Park, perched on a hill with panoramic views of Baku and the Caspian Sea. Take in the serene surroundings, walking trails, and notable monuments. 8. Alley of Martyrs: Pay respects at the Alley of Martyrs, a public cemetery dedicated to those who sacrificed during Azerbaijan's struggles for independence. Explore the monuments and statues commemorating their legacy. 9. Flame Towers: Conclude your tour by witnessing the Flame Towers, a trio of iconic skyscrapers illuminating the Baku skyline with their flame-shaped LED lighting system. Capture the city's glittering beauty. 10. Drop-off to Hotel Wrap up your evening adventure as you're comfortably dropped off at your hotel, having experienced the enchanting lights of Baku. Included: Pickup from hotel Transportation Knowledgeable tour guide Drop-off to hotel

Old and Modern Baku City Tour

Old and Modern Baku City Tour

Embark on an unforgettable journey through time as you delve into the captivating blend of old and modern in Baku, Azerbaijan. This comprehensive city tour will take you on a remarkable exploration of both the historic and contemporary facets of this vibrant metropolis. Your adventure begins with convenient hotel pick-up, where you'll be greeted by our friendly and professional guide. Settle into the comfort of a private air-conditioned car, accompanied by a skilled driver, ensuring a seamless and comfortable experience throughout the tour. First, immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Old Baku, also known as the Inner City or the Walled City. Step through the ancient gates and enter a world steeped in history. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed architectural wonders that adorn the narrow, winding streets. Discover the charming Maiden Tower, an iconic symbol of Baku, and learn about its mysterious past. Uncover the secrets of the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a majestic complex that reflects the grandeur of Azerbaijan's medieval era. Wander through the bustling squares, where modern life intertwines with the echoes of the past. Next, prepare to be captivated by the modern wonders of Baku. Visit the magnificent Heydar Aliyev Center, an architectural masterpiece that showcases contemporary design at its finest. Admire the fluid lines and futuristic curves of the building as you explore its exhibition halls, displaying various aspects of Azerbaijani culture, art, and history. Continue your journey to Highland Park, where panoramic vistas of Baku's skyline await you. Take a moment to breathe in the fresh air and absorb the breathtaking views of the city, the Caspian Sea, and the surrounding mountains. Capture unforgettable photographs of this picture-perfect scenery. No visit to Baku is complete without experiencing the famous Baku Boulevard. Stroll along the promenade, lined with charming cafes, shops, and entertainment venues. Feel the gentle sea breeze caress your skin as you admire the vibrant atmosphere and soak in the energy of the city. Throughout the tour, your professional guide will provide fascinating insights, historical anecdotes, and local stories, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of Baku's past and present. Conclude your exploration with a drop-off back at your hotel, cherishing the memories and the knowledge gained from this captivating journey through Old and Modern Baku. Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Baku, where the echoes of history harmonize with the rhythm of the present, creating a city that is as alluring as it is diverse.

All Inclusive (Shahdag, Baku City, Gobustan-Absheron Tours)

All Inclusive (Shahdag, Baku City, Gobustan-Absheron Tours)

Explore Azerbaijan effortlessly with our All-Inclusive Tour. Uncover history, nature, and modernity seamlessly. Expert guides, hassle-free logistics, and immersive experiences ensure a genuine and memorable adventure. From Baku's cityscape to Guba's tranquility, each destination reveals unique cultural and scenic wonders. Enjoy comfortable returns to your hotel daily. Discover Azerbaijan authentically with us. Itinerary: Gobustan-Absheron Bibiheybat Mosque Mud Volcanos & Gobustan National Park Ateshgah: “Fire Temple of Baku” Yanardagh “Burning Mountain” Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre Guba-Shahdag Tour: Beshbarmaq mountains Shahdag mountain resort BakuCity Tour: Tour in Old City Baku Shirvanshah Palace Flame Towers Miniature Book Museum Maiden Tower Highland Park Alley of Martyrs Little Venice Carpet Museum End of Activity: Guests will be comfortably dropped off at their respective hotels, ensuring a convenient and pleasant conclusion to their day. (Baku City Tour has a meeting point)

Private Baku City Tour

Private Baku City Tour

Private Baku City Tour: Your Exclusive Adventure Step into the heart of Baku on our exclusive private city tour. You'll have your very own guide to show you the way. We'll take you to famous spots, hidden gems, and interesting neighborhoods. This tour is all about you and what you want to see. Itinerary: We'll start by picking you up from your hotel, so you don't have to worry about getting there. Take a leisurely stroll through the Old City of Baku, a place filled with history. Visit the impressive Shirvanshah Palace and witness the modern Flame Towers. Explore the fascinating world of miniature books at the Miniature Book Museum. Discover the iconic Maiden Tower and enjoy the serene Highland Park. Pay your respects to Azerbaijani history at the Alley of Martyrs, a place of great significance. Immerse yourself in Azerbaijani culture at the Carpet Museum. At the end of the tour, we'll ensure you're dropped off back at your hotel. You can choose to keep exploring or take a break. It's your day to enjoy as you like!

Baku: 3-Hour Private Night Tour (Yanardag & More)

Baku: 3-Hour Private Night Tour (Yanardag & More)

Be met at either your apartment in Baku, the airport or your hotel lobby. Then, you will proceed with your tour in a vehicle tailor-made to comfortably transport 4 persons. For a group of 5 to 8, you will use the Mercedes Vito minivan. The cars are spacious, impeccably clean and powered by a strong air-conditioner.  Once the sun goes down, that when the city of Baku truly dazzles. Baku is in the midst of a rather extensive and expensive beautification process. While a current visitor to town is likely to see fenced off parks and caravansaries and such as part of the project, the night lighting will help one forget it. The majority of historical buildings in the city center are targeted with upward flood lights. Normally, one might think something like that is a little tacky, if not completely tasteless but for Baku, it works. Everything from Maiden's Tower to the old city walls to museums to government buildings all have the electric lightning. Stop at Highland Park, Flame Towers. Walk around the park and take superb night photos of Baku. Then, drive through the city and stop over at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. Your last stop will be Yanardag (burning mountain). The city is just an amazing thing to explore when it's dark.  

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