Intro to Baku: Signature Baku Welcoming Tour

Walk through historic parts of Baku and discover the history of impressive buildings. You will stroll through the main parts of the city built by medieval kings, oil barons and soviet rulers. Signature Baku Welcoming Tour is a perfect introduction for first time visitors, who want to get excited about the city. You will learn more about the country, its daily life and see Oriental, Italian, French, Polish and Russian influences on the look of the city. Enjoy guided tour, interesting stories and exquisite sights with our friendly local tour guide. As you discover iconic places, you will hear lots of stories about the colorful people of Baku and the evolvement of the city throughout the years.

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  • What's included :
    • 24-Hour BakuCard
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of the Shirvanshahs
    • Entry/Admission - Maiden Tower
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Istiglaliyyat Street, Baku Azerbaijan

    Right after meeting you at Icharishahar metro station, your guide will give you a brief welcoming introduction of the city and the tour. We will start walking by the historical landmarks that shaped the look of Baku since early 1900s and learn how such diversity endured tragic and thrilling events.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    Entering the Old City Walls of Baku, we will learn more about historical division of the city and daily life of modest Bakuvians.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76 Icherisheher, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    This tour would be incomplete without a short stop by Shirvanshahs’ Palace, the residence of ancient Azerbaijani kingdom. Dive into Islamic civilization and Medieval times.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Maiden Tower, Downtown Baku Old City, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    Another attraction we won't miss is the Maiden Tower, built in the south-east part of Icharishahar. Hear about its history and legends standing behind it.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Nizami str. /Tarqovi, Baku Azerbaijan

    Soon after seeing the Maiden Tower, we will head to the central Torgovaya street, which once has been the main trading street of Baku and where people from all classes, religions and nations would meet.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Baku Boulevard, Neftchilar avenue, Baku Azerbaijan

    Our last stop will be Baku Seaside Boulevard. The tour guide will give you useful tips to magnify your memorable experience in Baku.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Icherisheher, Baku, Azerbaijan
    Return Detail :
    49 Neftçilər Prospekti, Bakı, Azerbaijan
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Baku Explorer

Activity ID: V-13710P19

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