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Baku: Historic and Modern Baku Tour

1. 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 City Pub Crawl with shots

2. Baku City Pub Crawl with shots

Baku City Pub Crawl - it is a bar party-tour for guests and locals of Baku. Guided by expert of pub crawling, participants move from one bar to another, get to know each other, play funny games and contests, get bonuses and welcome shots in bars. Every time we plan our route in order to visit the most exciting events: parties, concerts or dancing on the bar! Bars and clubs are located within central bar area . The routes are organised so that it won't take more than 5-10 minutes walking between the bars. Attention! - There’re facecontrol and dresscode in each bar, so if you’re in a sporty clothes as well as if you drink much you may not be allowed to the bar!!! - All the participants must be 21+ years old - Casual style in clothes - You get only 1 free welcome shot in each bar If you order anything besides 1 free shot in the bar (alcohol drinks, water, hookah, meals) you will have to pay additionally in the bar

Baku: Inner City Walking Tour.

3. Baku: Inner City Walking Tour.

See impressive Paired Fortress Gates of Baku Inner city. `There is no city without a fortress`, an old proverb says. Icheri Sheher (Inner City) is a landmark of Baku. As all ancient fortresses, the Baku fortress was built to defend the rich developing city from foreign invaders. The city, built on a high hill in the form of an amphitheater, is exposed to the sea in the lower part, and is surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains in the upper part. With its triple row of fortress walls, the Maiden Tower and other fortification facilities, The Old City appeared to be an impressive stronghold. Get surprised with combinations of historical, cultural and architectural buildings in every 10 minutes walking. By passing the House with a Chain which of19th century, visit Incredible Two-Storeyed Caravanserai – Shah Palace. Memorable photoshoots are guaranteed. Enter to Art Studio with lovely and creative paints. Explore social center of Old City Enjoy the best view Bazar Square and discover the World Heritage Site Maiden Tower from outside or enter in (special wish). Get in love with best view of Bazar Square, bathhouses and two-storeyed second caravanserai on our way `Mugam Club` restaurant. Check the one of the best carpets on all of the World. Carpet and souvenir shops in Baku inner city – it is the special color to history. As a thousand years before in Baku Bagavan, still the trade with lovely and very special local products continues. Taste local wines and cognacs. Absheron-Sharab wine factory offers to try local alcohol for free. Learn how to create sun clocks for your home, protect yourself from earthquake from architecture of 12 century. Get surprised with sun clocks, azerbaijan architecture and oracle lines of world heritage site shirvanshahs palace complex. End the tour with tasting local Azerbaijani tea and sweets in balli boutique.

Baku: Light-Up Baku Evening Tour

4. Baku: Light-Up Baku Evening Tour

About this tour Start to enjoy the atmosphere and flavor of this country. A city of contrasts, bright colors, fire and winds, at night the windy capital transforms into a kaleidoscope of dynamically changing scenes, with the ability to draw anyone into the whirlwind of nightlife. After sunset, the streets, squares and buildings light up in a thousand colors, as do the imposing Flame Towers, with their facades covered in huge screens that light up for a party and which recall the atmospheres of Las Vegas and Paris.  Baku's nights are populated by local scions dressed in the latest fashions and girls dancing in miniskirts in the elegant nightclubs of the city center. Imagine The Magic of evening Baku - flames, the lights of electric lamps, vibrant reflections on the sea waves ... It seems there is never absolute darkness in Baku, even at night there is light. On this sightseeing tour, you will walk around the evening and night city, see stunning illumination, and find out why the capital of sunny Azerbaijan is called the "land of fire." Itinerary 6 pm Start with walking through incredible Promenade of Baku Seaside Park Boulevard. The Seaside Boulevard is one of the must-see places. Kilometres-long promenade is the city’s most beloved recreation area which today hosts a variety of cafes, restaurants, museums, malls, and many other attractions and activities. Take a short walk along Baku Boulevard to see buildings of the International Mugham Center, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and wander between the decorative stone bridges of so-called Little Venice, a small town on the water and one of the jewels of Baku. It has two large and several small islands and its gondolas are travelling in the channels full of still and clean water. 6:40 pm Take a short 20 minutes boat trip on the Caspian Sea (depends of weather conditions) Capture your memories with the help of an on-boat photographer.  7 pm Enjoy with Ferris Wheel attraction (Baku Eye) 7:40 pm Approach the Upland Park and take a short walk to panoramic view. From its observation deck, you will discover a truly breathtaking and unforgettable picture - a bird's-eye view of the night city. After that you`ll observe gorgeous Crystal Hall, Flag Square and Baku Ferris Wheel (Baku Eye), panoramic view of Baku city and Caspian Sea. 8 pm Close outside view of trio of skyscrapers named the Flame Towers. Enjoy Light Up Show The monumentality and grace of these amazing architectural structures are especially striking in the vicinity. You will learn how much effort and labor has been invested in the construction and appreciate the magnificence of this capital's miracle. On the grand square of Flag, life is in full swing at any time, day or night; here you can take wonderful photos.

Baku's Christmas Markets and Lights Tour

5. Baku's Christmas Markets and Lights Tour

Merry Christmas and happy holidays! We're excited to show you all the amazing holiday attractions that Baku has to offer on this special tour. Start your tour at the I Love Baku sign, a popular tourist destination and a great spot to take some holiday photos. After visiting the I Love Baku sign, head to the Heydar Aliyev Centre, a stunning architectural masterpiece that's worth a visit any time of year, but especially during the holiday season. Next, take a break and enjoy a delicious holiday meal at the Elvet Steakhouse. This cozy restaurant serves up a variety of delicious steaks and other dishes, perfect for satisfying your holiday cravings. End your tour at the Clock Tower, a beautiful and historic landmark that's especially festive during the holiday season. From the top of the tower, you'll have stunning views of the city, making it a perfect spot to end your tour.

Baku: Wine Crawl Walking Tour

6. Baku: Wine Crawl Walking Tour

Enjoy an alternative tour that takes the model of a standard pub crawl but translates it into wine. Visit 3 of the best wine bars in Baku and sample local wines with snacks at each one.  Get picked up in front of Icherisheher Metro Station and walk to your first wine bar. Enjoy 1 glass of wine with 1 snack at each place (red, white, and pomegranate wine), then head on to the next. Enjoy the opportunity to discuss wine in general and wine in Azerbaijan.

Baku : Indian Friendly Old City Tour

7. Baku : Indian Friendly Old City Tour

Experience the best and the only Indian friendly Old City Tour in Baku , Azerbaijan . Check Old City with Indian frienly professional tour guide - close your eyes , get lost in the old city , touch the orijinal walls , check Maiden Tower , get the full history of Shirvansah Palace . Indian Lunch will make you happy . Full Lunch will be waiting you at some of best indian restaurants at Baku .

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This was an interesting tour around Old City Baku and Highland Park. Would definitely recommend. If you choose the evening tour (ours started at 7pm), the museums will be closed so just be aware of that.

Arif is a very professional, punctual and well prepared guide. He enjoys his job and keep the visitors involved in learning the history of the places. He is awesome.

It was a wonderful informational tour. Shehriyar did a great job and went beyond the regular tour. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Arif really made the tour highly informative and entertaining. A great tour with fantastic views of the city