Save the hassle of traveling independently around Baku’s sights with this full-day tour of the Azerbaijan capital. Ideal for travelers with limited time, it covers all the must-see tourist attractions in one convenient day, through a mix of coach sightseeing, guided walks plus funicular ride to Highland Park.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Highland Park, Baku, Absheron RegionHighland Park - the landscaped terraces of which overlook the city and give the best view over the Baku Bay, National Flaq Square and Seaside Boulevard. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, Baku, Absheron RegionState Museum of Azerbaijani Carpet - being brilliantly photogenic, the museum, designed in the form of a huge folded carpet, also houses ceramics, 14th-century metalwork, bronze-age jewellery and the vast collection of 10,000 carpets from the 17th to the 20th century.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Baku, Absheron RegionThe Heydar Aliyev Center, which was designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid and completed in 2012, is rumoured to be one of the most expensive buildings in Europe per square meter. Its rolling, flowing design made waves within architectural, engineering, and design circles garnered it much prestigious and international recognition.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fountain Square, Baku, Absheron RegionOur next destination is Fountain Square where offers a romantic and dynamic atmosphere, especially in the night time. Here you will have a chance to see the most remarkable architecture and stunning avenues of this fast-growing cosmopolitan city.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Baku Old City, Baku, Absheron RegionThe 4th stop of our travel itinerary is Baku's Old Town, or "Icherisheher". Icherisheher is the pearl of Azerbaijani architecture and culture. There are many galleries and exhibition halls in Icherisheher where you can see and purchase the works of various artists, sculptors and master craftsmen. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Baku, Absheron RegionThe most recognisable monuments of Old City is Palace of the Shirvanshahs, an expansive building that is a testament to Azerbaijan’s impressive architectural heritage. This monument of universal value, one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture is located at the highest point of Icherisheher. Within the Palace complex there are the Divankhana (reception hall), the Tomb of Shah, the residential building of Shirvanshahs, the Tomb of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi, Murad’s Gate (the only monument of the 16th century), the Tomb of Shirvanshahs’ Family, the Shah Mosque and the Palace bath-house. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Maiden Tower, Baku, Absheron RegionThe most ancient monument of Icherisheher is the Maiden Tower – symbol of the of Baku. Some evidence suggests that the construction of the Tower might have been as early as the 7th-6th centuries BCE. Duration: 25 minutes