Cover all the must-see stops in history-packed Baku on this individual tour of the Azerbaijani capital. Full-day sightseeings and cultural tour include a mix of guided walks and convenient transfers in a climate-controlled minivan or private car, plus pre-booked admission tickets on a panoramic funicular ride to Highland Park. Other stops include Seaside Boulevard, Palace of Happiness, Maiden Tower, and the Carpet Museum. Enjoy free time for a lunch or coffee break in traditional Azerbaijani restaurants or teahouses. Cover thousands of years of history, from ancient sights in the Old City to new attractions our guided tours include also offer comfortable vehicle transfers with hotel pickup/drop offDescription
At the beginning of this unique sightseeing tour, the car/minivan will take us to the twin gates of Old City. From there, we will walk to the inner city where you will go on a detailed tour, during which you will explore the Maiden Tower, 15th-century Shirvanshahs’ Palace, Museum of Miniature Books that is the only museum in the world dedicated to miniature editions of books. We'll walk through the bustling narrow streets and alleyways and you will also discover traditional mosques with calligraphic facades, old hamams, merchants’ houses, charming trading streets made all the more colorful with quirky little art galleries and carpet shops. As soon as we finish Old City walking tour you will have 1 - 1.5 hours lunch/coffe or tea break and we'll take you traditional local restaurants - world of colourful and delicious Azeri cuisine.Following the delicious lunch, we will visit Palace of Happiness (once a 'place of tragedy' now turned into a ‘palace of happiness') and Carpet Museum - the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets and rugs in the world. After an impressive carpet tour, it is time to ride up in the Baku Funicular from the seaside to the three strikingly modern buildings known as the Flame Towers. This high-speed Funicular provides a stunning view over the city as it transports guests more than 1493 feet above ground. Selfies are still compulsory up here as the funicular conveniently lets you off at Highland Park, the landscaped terraces of which overlook the Bay of Baku and give the best view over the Baku Bay, National Flag Square and Seaside Boulevard. The last sightseeing to be visited is Heydar Aliyev Center - an internationally recognized architectural marvel, Designed by the late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. Afterwards the bus/minivan will take us along the Seaside Boulevard where situated many landmarks, including multi-story shopping malls, an amusement park, a 5D cinema, a Ferris wheel. After the trip, our minibus/car will take you back to hotel or any place in the downtown based on your request.Highlights
: Baku, AzerbaijanDuration
: 6 to 8 hrs Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.