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Oil Heritage Walking Tour of Baku

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Stop At: Fountain Square, Baku Azerbaijan

Fountains Square is downtown, entertainment and leisure centre in Baku. However, this neighborhood emerged as main trading street of boom town during the first oil boom era, late XIX and early XX century.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Istiglaliyyat Street, Baku Azerbaijan

Formerly Nikolayevskaya and Kommunisticheskaya, the Istiglaliyyat Street was one of the main streets of Imperial Russian time Baku. Here we will explore urban transformation that brought by oil barons and their quest for personal glory and fame.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

Known as Icherisheher, Old Town in Baku houses four UNESCO's World Heritage sites. We will walk and stop to offer explanation without entering the sights (Museums of Shirvanshahs Palace and Maiden Tower) with historic photos.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Baku Boulevard, Neftchilar avenue, Baku Azerbaijan

Baku Seaside Promenade is a National Park and it is one of the most picturesque places in Baku.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nizami str. /Tarqovi, Baku Azerbaijan

A-one km long traffic free segment of Nizami street is the central street of downtown Baku. It is full of exquisite stories of love and hatred, rise and fall, happiness and tragedy, turmoil and tranquility, contrast and harmony from confluent life of oil barons and everyday people.

Duration: 2 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was exceptional here in Baku. We have never been disappointed in any walking tour we have gone on. And here in Baku was no exception. He had so much information on history, culture and personal stories... It was simply great. We learned...More

Thank DebbieandJerry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tutor in the walk was helpful and friendly. He shares a lot of info about the places that we saw. He speaks English very well so it was super easy to understand him. At the end, we had a cup of tea at cafe...More

Thank mohamedosama93
Reviewed 15 July 2019

We had an amazing time in this tour, we were asking so much questions and receiving so muy interesting answers that the tour extended for almost three hours but we did not noticed! We learned about traditions, food, history and even politics. A great tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alejandra A
Reviewed 6 July 2019

We had a pleasent and very interesting walking tour with Gani. He gave us a lot of background information about this interesting city. He has a very good mix uf profound knowledge and entertaining. We can warmly recommend him.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank noelf672
Reviewed 1 July 2019

Great, informative way to get acquainted with Baku. I would definitely recommend this Tour. It was a nice stroll though the old town and parts of the new city with a very knowledgable guide.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Frank C
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