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Sightseeing tour of Baku and the Old City


Being in Baku for the first time, you really want to do everything - to see, understand and feel everything!

But where to start? This question may arise even among experienced travelers.

This tour was created specifically for those who are in a hurry to learn all the most interesting about the city, sung by Mayakovsky, Yesenin and Dumas.

We will show you the city as we see it ourselves: filled with bright and warm sun, Caucasian hospitality and love of life.



  • Acquaintance with the centuries-old history of the city, with all stages of its development, from the early Middle Ages to the beginning of the XXI century

  • Opportunity to compare the ancient and modern buildings of the city

  • The unique panorama of Baku from a bird's eye view



09:30 – 11:30 Sightseeing tour of Baku (Auto/pedestrian)

First Oil Well
Travel to the world's first oil well, which gave impetus to the industrial production of oil and natural gas around the world


Aquatic Palace
Drive past the Baku Water Sports Palace, a huge sports facility built by order of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for the first European Games in Baku

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum (passing through)
Passing by a unique building in the form of a carpet, which stores a rich collection (more than 14,000 exhibits) of the material culture of Azerbaijan and, above all, carpets - the most valuable heritage of the Azerbaijani people

Seaside Park (Baku Boulevard)
Passing by one of the main sights of Baku, a favorite place of rest for Baku residents and guests of the city. In 2009, the park celebrated its 100th anniversary.

government house
Passing by the amazing beauty and majesty of the building & nbsp; "Government House", which fits perfectly into the overall architecture of the city.

White City / White City
Passage of the former oil-industrial zone "Black City", and now justly renamed the "White City". The reason for this was the implementation of the grandiose Baku White City project, during which all old industrial enterprises were removed, in place of which modern residential areas are growing.


Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center (inspection from the outside)
Stop near the creation of the famous architect Zaha Hadid, one of the most expressive world architectural structures of the 21st century. The building is characterized by incredibly smooth outlines and the absence of corners.


Flame Towers
"Flame Towers" or "Flame Towers" - a symbol of modern Baku, which was three giant buildings, shaped like tongues of fire.


Upland Park
Stop at the highest point of the city with a unique view of the sea bay and the city of Baku.


11:30 - 14:00 Walking tour "Secrets of the Baku Fortress"

Gosha Gala Gapysy (Twin Gates)
Acquaintance with the historical center of Baku begins with the Twin Gates, entering which tourists will find themselves on the territory of the historical center with the name "Icheri Sheher" (Inner City). A mysterious walking tour in the Old City, which has preserved to this day both the fortress walls and narrow cobbled streets…
It was here that episodes of such famous Soviet films as "The Diamond Hand", "The Amphibian Man",

Aibolit - 66 "," Tehran 43 ".


archaeological garden
Here, during the excavations, the remains of buildings and artifacts of the Bronze Age were found, belonging to the earliest settlement on the territory of Baku.


Muhammad ibn Abu-Bakr, popularly known as Synyg-gala, is the earliest dated monument in the old Baku fortress. (1078 -1079); Juma (XV - XIX centuries); Lezgi (1169), Gileili (XIII century), Molla Ahmed (XIII century) and others.


Inspection of the very first "Hotels" in Baku. Being an eastern city, Baku has not bypassed one of the most important elements of Eastern architecture - the complex of Caravanserais. We are waiting for a tour of Multani (XV century) and Bukhara (XIV century)


Maiden's Tower (Gyz Galasy)
The ancient and at the same time well-preserved monument “Gyz Galasy” - which was originally & nbsp; cult, and later defensive  building, to this day is a symbol of the Old City. In 1964, the Maiden Tower became a museum, and since 2000 it has been included in the UNESCO list of monuments.


Palace of the Shirvanshahs
The Palace of the Shirvanshahs is the former residence of the Shirvanshahs (rulers of Shirvan), located in the capital of Azerbaijan, the city of Baku. The construction of the palace was associated with the transfer of the capital of the state of the Shirvanshahs from Shamakhi to Baku. The palace complex was built between the 13th and 16th centuries.


Baku Museum of Miniature Books
The exhibits exhibited in the museum were collected by Tahir Salakhov's sister, Zarifa Salakhova, for almost 30 years. Her personal collection consists of 6500 books from 64 countries of the world.


Workshop of Ali Shamsi - a rebel who creates happy worlds
One of the favorite sights of the Old City is the workshop of the famous artist Ali Shamsi. The peculiarity of this workshop is already visible with   amazing facade, attracting with its special energy. This is followed by brushes stuck into the ground, a painted tree, an air conditioner painted with all colors and other attributes that clearly indicate that a creative person lives here.


Cost per tour (in US dollars):

Prices are for the entire tour, not per person.

  • Tour duration: 4 hours

  • Tour calendar: daily

  • Route: Baku city + Old city

  • Meeting point: Your hotel or specified address, within the city of Baku

  • Tour type: individual

  • Russian language

VIP package - A choice of luxury cars(Mercedes S-class, E-class, V-class, etc.)

1-2 people                               3-6 people                              7 or more people

$95                                       $120                                       on request

VIP package

1-2 people                               3-6 people                              7 or more people

 on request                        upon request                               on request



  • Russian speaking tour guide

  • Personal driver, air-conditioned car

  • Tour starts and ends at your hotel


  • Entry tickets

  • Nutrition

  • Personal expenses

  • Insurance

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