City Tour Baku

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  • 4 Hours
  • Max People : 100
  • Pickup: Any hotel / accommodation within Baku

Capital city Baku situates on the western shore of the Caspian Sea in the southern part of the Absheron peninsula. Firstly, Baku became the capital city in the 13th century, during Shirvanshah’s dynasty. Before that, the capital was the city of Shamakhi, that is 122 km far from Baku. Because of the big earthquake Shamakhi city completely destroyed. After this disaster, the king of Shirvanshahs’ decided to transfer the capital of Azerbaijan from Shamakhi to Baku. The location of the city played the great role on the development of the port capital city Baku.

You will start to explore the Baku City from the ancient side to the modern part of the city. Icheri Sheher is the heart of capital, and we offer you start to exploration of the capital city from the Old City. You will enter the city from the Double Gates that called the Shamakhi Gate too because the direction of the gate is towards Shamakhi City. Baku is the cultural, clean and tidy city from the ancient time. Many merchants from the Eastern Countries came here and they stay in the Caravanserais that modern hotels. Still today there are 4 Caravanserais in Icheri Shahar, Baku. Near the Double Gates there were the Custom and the merchants from the other countries while entering the city they paid the payment and according to the hygienic purposes of Baku, horses’ feet were specially cleaned with tar, and merchants had to go the Hamams (Bath) that locates near the Custom, then they can go to the caravanserais and walk inside the city.

While walking on the city in Ichari Shahar you will see the Building of Baku Khans, Chain House, the Sailors House, the Cat Home etc…

You will visit Multani & Bukhara Caravanserais if will be suitable you can enter inside the buildings. The merchants from India & Pakistan while visiting city stayed at Multani Caravanserai and guests from the Uzbekistan, Bukhara they stayed specially in Bukhara Caravanserais in Icheri Shahar Baku

 You will visit the Maiden Tower previous symbol of Baku city. It was built during 2 period before & after century.1st part of the tower was build 6th BC and used as a temple by fire worshipers. But the 2nd part of the monument was built in 12th-century by Shirvanshah 2nd In 2001 beside with the Complex of Shirvanshahs` Palace and Maiden Tower added to the UNESCO`s World Heritage List of Historical Monuments.

Next Destination in the Old City will be the Shirvanshahs’ Palace. Inside the complex you will visit the Main Building of the Palace, Palace Mosque, Divankhana, the Mausoleum of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi , Family Mausoleum,a Portal in the east, Murad Gate, and Water Reservoir and the remnants of a Bath House. In the 15th century the capital of Shirvanshah`s State was transferred from Shamakhi to Baku by one of the greatest king of Shirvanshah State Ist Ibrahim Xalilullah, because of the devastating earthquake. He committed himself to the construction of the “palace”. The building is believed to be a memorial complex built around the sacred area for worship and tomb of Seyyid Yahya Bakuvi who was a Scientist and Sufi Darvish. The Shirvanshahs were patrons of the Helwati Sufiye order, and Shirvanshah 1st Khalilullah was buried with his family in the grounds of the palace, in Family Mausoleum.

The Ismailiyya Palace is a historical beautiful gothic building. Today it serves as the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. It is located on Istiklaliyat Street in Baku. The building was constructed for the Muslim Charity Society by the architect, Josef Ploska at the expense of the millionaire Musa Naghiyev in commemoration of his deceased son Ismayil, and it named Ismailiyya after him. Construction procedures was taken 5 years. Musa Bey while visiting his son Ismail during his treatment in Switzerland, he admired Gothic style and had a desire to build a similar structure for his son in Baku and he did it.

Then you will visit Fountain Square and the famous Nizami Street. Nizami Street is a wide pedestrian and shopping street in the city center. The street is named after the famous classical poet of Azerbaijan, Nizami Ganjavi.

You will visit Baku Boulevard located on the seafront. It is the best peaceful place near the Caspian Sea. You can take a Boat Tour and make a fascinating tour on the Caspian Sea especially at night. Boulevard was built in 1909. Near the Boulevard, you can visit the interesting construction- Deniz Mall, Park Boulevard Mall for making shoping after tour.

Price Includes
Personal English-speaking guide (other languages on request)
Personal Experienced Driver
Air-Conditioned Comfortable Car
Hotel Pick up & drop off
Price Excludes
Any Meals
Entry fees to Museums
Personal Expenses

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Cultural tours
City trips


Experienced driver
Professional service
Professional guide
A/C vehicle for each people count

Notes: We highly recommend booking pre-tour accommodation to fully experience this crazy and beautiful Baku city.



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