MYSTERIOUS TALES of OLD CITY (Baku city excursion)
Pick-up time:10:00 am
Pick-up / drop-off point: from your hotel in Baku
Places to visit: Upland Park, the Alley of Martyrs, Flame Towers Baku, Icheri Sheher(Old City), Shirvanshahs’ Palace, Maiden Tower, ancient caravanserais Multani & Bukhara, souvenir shops in the Old City, Heydar Centre.
- Baku panorama viewing with the Upland Park and the Alley of Martyrs. The Alley is one of the parts of the visit for the foreign public officials & tourists. Next to the Alley is Baku business & hotel complex «Flame Towers Baku» – a new business card of the city. The famous Flame Tower complex composed of 3 buildings. It is interesting that lighting of Flame Towers is considered to be the best in the world according to the survey of skyscrapercity.com. The surface of the Towers is fully covered with LED screens which reflect different visual characters in motion, easily visible from the far corners of the cty.
- Old City Tour: 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.
- Visiting Heydar 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.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.