from 1 person 44,20€ per person
from 2 person 37,70€ per person
from 3 person 33,80€ per person
from 4 person 29,90€ per person
Participants: 1-20 person (Open tour)
Registration:1 days before deadline
Languages:German, English, French, Turkish, Russian
Groups:5% Group discount from 7 persons
Early Booking:from 35 days 5% discount
Booking option:Booking on fixed rate
Description of Tour
Azerbaijan's capital is a cosmopolitan oasis of East meets West and ancientness meets modernity. During this half day tour the guest will have a a guided walk around Baku's World Heritage-listed Old City, visit the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Maiden Tower, Caravanserai and the old market square. The tour will finish with a walk along the Seaside Boulevard.
The following attractions will be visited:
- The medieval part of Baku, namely "Icheri Sheher": Old City is the historical core of Baku.
- The Palace of the Shirvanshahs: Complex of Shirvanshahs Palace was the last residence of the rulers of Shirvan State with the history of thousand years.
- Maiden Tower: The symbol of Baku, Maiden Tower was included into the list of World Cultural Heratage of UNESCO in December of 2000. Maiden Tower, erected at the coast of the Caspian Sea preserved its magnificence till our days. There are various suppositions and legends about the date of construction and function of the tower. Some of the scientists suppose that the Tower was built in two different periods. According to this supposition, the lower part of the tower with smooth wall up to 12 meters is older and dates back to the VIII-VII centuries BC.
- Caravanserai and the old market square: The caravansaray named “Small Caravansaray” or “Khan’s caravansaray” was constructed in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. It has quadratic shape in the plan. There is a large quadrangular yard with cut corners inside the caravansaray. - Baku Boulevard: it is a promenade established in 1909, which runs parallel to Baku's seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions along the Caspian shore and when the seafront was artificially built up inch by inch.
The snacks, drinks and entrance tickets have to be borne by guests. As the tour covers city center only, no transport is arranged.