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Duration: 1 day
Maximum number of people: 10
Location: Baku
Price: Adult: $46,00 - Children: $23,00
Adults: Children: Travel Date: Tour Start Time:
Discover top attractions of Baku Old Town. Get acquainted with the main and unique monuments of Baku, namely with the Maiden Tower, the Palace of Shirvanshahs, the courtyard known as “Divankhana”, mosques and minarets, caravanserais and bathes. Old Baku has lots of treasures that you will never forget for years. Get insight about the rich history of oriental side of Baku. Enjoy personal and professional attention from local tour guide.

Tour’s Program

Old town or locally called “Icharishahar”, being one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is a unique historical part of Azerbaijan and is located in the centre of Baku.

Tour starts at Icharishahar metro station, just by the old city walls of Baku. From there on your way to the Palace of Shirvanshahs, you will get informed about the history of mosques, caravansaries, old trading squares and baths houses.

Enter the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, the central part of ancient Shiranshahs kingdom and dive into the spirit of Islamic civilization while passing through the courtyard and king’s private rooms. Get to know the history of the palace and visit the mausoleums that witnessed many troubles for the past two centuries. See the ancient and controversial pagan temple and be a witness of ancient pagan monuments discovered in different parts of Azerbaijan.

Visit the most remarkable and mysterious monument – the Maiden Tower, built in the south-east part of Icharishahar. Hear about its history and legends standing behind it. Enjoy the memorable experience with your tour guide and head back to the central Icharishahar metro station.
Tour starts at 11am. Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
Tour departs from Icharishahar metro station. Your guide will have a badge with his name on it and Baku Explorer logo. See the image for the exact meeting point:
• Icharishahar mosques, bathhouses, caravansaries
• Maiden Tower
• Palace of Shirvanshahs
• Full history of the old side of Baku
• 0.5 Lt bottled water
• Entrance fees
• Local professional guide
• Food and drinks
• Hotel pickup and drop-off
• Gratuities (optional)

Tours Reviews

  • Topsakal

    3 Reviews
    A very interesting and informative tour. Emre, our guide was very knowledgeable and interested in the history of his city and that of course made the tour very enjoyable.
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