Baku Old City Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Azerbaijan
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Tour description

Visit to: • Icheri Sheher (Inner Town) –  the historical and architectural reserve includes the Shirvanshah Palace, Synyk kala minaret, Maiden Tower, Medieval Market Square, Icheri Sheher Archaeological Museum, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi mausoleum, caravanserais, Mollahana, numerous mosques, madrassahs, bath-houses, Baku Khans’ House, also numerous rich residences of the ХIХ century. • Miniature Books Museum, the gigantic collection of teeny and tiny books  • Highland Park (Dagustu Park), which commands a breathtaking panorama of Baku.The tour start time is flexible: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm.The duration is approximately 3-4 hours.

As far as the historical part of the city concerns it is located in another part of the capital and is called the “Baku Acropolis”. Its other name is Icheri Sheher (literally “Inner Town”). In actual fact, it is a historical and architectural reserve. The Icheri Sheher is often referred as a fortress, because this island of history is separated from the modern city by thick walls. The Old City territory includes the Shirvanshah Palace, Synyk kala minaret, Maiden Tower, “ Bayil Stones”, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi mausoleum, caravanserais – the Multani and Bukharian caravanserai, Mollahana, numerous mosques – Muhammad ibn Abu-Bakr, Mirza Akmad, Molla Ahmad, Juma, Lezgi, mosque-madrassahs, bath-houses, Baku Khans’ House and also numerous rich residences of the ХIХ century.Tour program: • Pickup from hotel. • Tour in Old City Baku (Icherisheher). • Shirvanshah Palace. • Miniature Book Museum. • Maiden Tower • Highland Park, Alley of Shakhids. • Drop-off to hotelIncluded: Pickup from hotel, transportation, tour guide, drop-off to hotel or to city center.Excluded: Entrance tickets.Entrance Fees: • Maiden Tower 6 USD. • Sirvanshah Palace: 6 USD.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What's not included