Baku City Tour starts with Baku National Boulevard which is the favorite resting place of the Baku residents and capital guests, stretching for a long way along the seashore. The Baku boulevard is picturesquely planted with chestnut, plane trees, and palms. The boulevard abounds with modern cafés and restaurants, cinema theatres and fountains. From there, You will be taken by funicular railway to Highland Park (Dagustu Park), which commands a breathtaking panorama of Baku. From the boulevard You can also make a real sea-voyage by pleasure-boat along the Baku Bay. During such boat tour a guide will put up the tourists with interesting facts and legends from the Caspian Sea history.
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.
After the Old City Baku, You will visit the Museums such as: Museum of Literature, Museum of History, Museum of Carpets, Museum of Art. Although You will visit the most modern parts of Baku City where mostly Baku Citizens have a walk with their friends and families.
Places to see in "BAKU CITY TOUR":
Icheri Sheher (literally “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.
Flame towers - Completed in 2012, this trio of sinuous blue-glass skyscrapers forms contemporary Baku’s architectural signature. The design was conceived as a set of flames, driven from the ground up one of the main hills of Baku. Fire symbolizes energy and eternity, and also goes back to the ancient worship of this element.
Şahidlər Xiyabani - The most notable feature of the park that stretches south from the Flame Towers is a sombre row of grave-memorials – Bakuvian victims of the Red Army’s 1990 attack along with early martyrs of the Karabakh conflict. The viewpoint beside the eternal flame offers splendid panoramas across the bay.
Baku National Boulevard, the 2nd longest boulevard in the world, which is the favorite resting place of the Baku residents and capital guests, stretching for a long way along the seashore.
Carpet Museum - Displaying and explaining a superb collection of Azerbaijani rugs, this 2014 museum building is itself designed like a stylised roll of carpet.
Fountains Square - Endlessly popular with strollers, this leafy piazza forms Central Baku’s natural focus. The fountains for which it is named include one topped by shiny silvered spheres giving fish-eye reflections of the trees and stone facades. And the beautiful statue-inlayed facade of the Nizami Literature Museum.
When does it run?
Approx. 3-5 hours
- Double Gate (Old City Baku)
- Pick up from hotel or from any address in Baku
- Double Gate (Old City Baku)
- Drop off to hotel or to any address in Baku
Policy & Terms
Days : 1 | Nights : 0
Any Optional Tours
Specified Sightseeing Tours
Airfare & Airport Taxes
VAT & Municipality Tax
Tips and Gratuties
Entrance Fees specified in the program
Tea and Coffee Service on the Coach
1 Bottle of Water Everday
Extra Water Bottle Charges
All Meals and Drinks
Full Board Meals (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
Half Board Meals (Breakfasts, Dinners)
Internet Access on the Coach
Highway, Bridge and Tunnel tools
Transfers To/From Restaurants
Transfers Between Hotels
Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
Arrival Airport Transfer
Departure Airport Transfer
Return Airport Transfer