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MYSTERIOUS TALES of OLD CITY (Baku city excursion)

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Tour will start with Baku panorama viewing at Upland Park and visiting the Alley of Martyrs. Next to the Alley there is Baku business & hotel complex «Flame Towers Baku» – a new business card of the city. Then tour will continue with visiting Old City. Icheri Sheher (Old City), known as a “fortress” – is a unique historical and architectural conservation area in the center of Baku. This is one of the ancient and densely populated places of the country and even of the Middle East. The Maiden Tower (the 12th century) and the Shirvanshahs’ palace (the 13th-16th century) are well-known historical monuments also locate in Old City. Tour will end with visiting Heydar Aliyev Centre – this beautiful building was designed by world famous architecture Zaha Khadid and opened in 2012. Guests will see several exhibitions inside the centre and take memorable photo outside of the unique building.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Highland Park

It is the highest point in the Azerbaijani capital, opening a panoramic view of the city and its bay. The city's residents and visitors often come here to see a bird's eye view of Baku, and just have a walk. The Upland Park can be reached by cable railway (funicular) in 7-8 minutes from the boulevard or by climbing up the endless stone stairs.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Baku Old City

Icheri Sheher (Old City), known as a “fortress” – is a unique historical and architectural conservation area in the center of Baku. This is one of the ancient and densely populated places of the country and even of the Middle East. Archaeological excavations revealed burial vaults of the Bronze Age. The Maiden Tower (the 12th century) and the Shirvanshahs’ palace (the 13th-16th century) are well-known historical monuments also locate in Old City. Besides them there are a lot of other unique monuments of Icheri Sheher: mosques, minarets, the remnants of caravanserais "Multani" and "Bukhara", ancient baths. There are a lot of souvenir shops where you can purchase national clothes, kerchiefs, scarves and caps, dishes and handmade carpets.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Center

This beautiful building was designed by world famous architecture Zaha Khadid and opened in 2012. Guests will see several exhibitions inside the centre and take memorable photo outside of the unique building.

Duration: 2 hour