Baku City tour
The Baku city tour’s planned duration is 4 hours.
We will start the tour at the main entrance to The Old City – Qoşa Qala (Double Towers) or the Shamakhy gate (12th c). And continue on the House of Baku Khans (18th c).
Visiting Ceravanserais and mosques
“Zəncir bül-bül”or “The Small Iron” House (19th century). “Multani” Caravanserai (14th century). “Bukhara” Caravanserai (15th century).
“Bazar Meydanı” (Market Square) – It was not only a market place but also an ancient Zoroastrian holy place.
“Qız Qalası” (The Maiden’s Tower) is the symbol of Baku. Scientists still have different opinions regarding the exact date of its construction and the purpose of the unusually large form of the tower.
“Hacı Bani hamamı” (Hadji Bani Bathhouse) (14th century).
Two-storeyed Caravanserai (15th century). The building is presently used as Mugham Theatre.
“Aşur Məscidi” (Ashur Mosque) or “Ləzgi Məscidi” (Lezgin Mosque). (12th century) – named after the architect of the mosque.
“Cümə Məscidi” (Juma Mosque). Juma means Friday which is the holy day for all Moslems. The mosque belongs to the 12th century and was built on the site of an ancient temple of fire-worshippers.
“Mədrəsə” (Madrasah – 12th century). Madrasah was a Moslem spiritual school where students studied the Qur’an as well as natural sciences and mathematics.
“Məhəmməd Məscidi” (1078-79 years) is the oldest mosque of the Islamic period.
“Miniature Books Museum”
The museum stores a collection of miniature books from different periods of time, languages, and authors. The collection consists of 6,500 books from 64 countries of the world.
Aliaga Vahid monument. It was initially placed in the garden near the Philharmonic in 1990. At the end of 2008, the monument was carried to the square in Icheri Sheher near Shirvanshahs’ Palace.
The monument was made by sculptor R. Hasanov. Vahid is the literary pseudonym of Aliagha Isgandarov (1895-1965), a poet and Honoured Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR.
“Shirvanshahs’ Palace” Complex (12th-15th centuries) was the last palace of Shirvanshahs’ State with a history of more than a thousand years.
We will end the Baku city tour with Carpets museum and Heydar Aliyev Center
- Guide services
Price does not include
- Include entrees fee to museums
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