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Maiden Tower Tours

Maiden Tower
The Maiden Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, is located inside the walled-city of Baku and known by locals as Giz Galasi. Built in the 12th century, this iconic structure, which rises up into the otherwise empty skyline, is one of the city’s most 
distinctive buildings. 

Travelers who head to the Maiden Tower can visit the museum that’s housed inside and learn about the walled city’s history, culture and revolution. Ambitious adventurers can climb the stairs to the top of the tower where they’ll be met with incredible views of the Caspian Sea and the surrounding city.

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The Maiden Tower is located in the Old City of Baku and is known by locals as Giz Galasi. It is located next to the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, about 200 yards from the Caspian Sea.
Address: Baku, Azerbaijan
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Day Trip Baku

Discover all that Baku and its surroundings have to offer on this full-day tour. See the prehistoric petroglyphs at Gobustan National Park, learn about the mud volcanoes and their healing properties, visit the Zoroastrian fire temple of Ateshgah, explore the fire mountain of Yanardag, and admire the architecture of Baku's modern city center. This tour includes a tour guide and transportation to all of the sights from your hotel.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour

Immerse yourself in the history and future of Baku on this 5-hour city sightseeing tour. Visit Ichari Shahar and other highlights to learn about the evolution of the city from the 5th century through the Soviet era and on to independence. Morning or afternoon tour options available.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Full-day Private Baku City Tour

With a private vehicle to whisk you between sites and activities, you can cover Baku’s key sites in one day of sightseeing—and still have time left over for a traditional Azerbaijani lunch. Visit Highland Park, Seaside Boulevard, the Palace of Happiness, Maiden Tower, and the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, pausing for guided walks and private tours that explore thousands of years of history.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Full Day Authentic Baku City Tour

This tour is an excellent option if your time in the capital is limited and you want to see as much as possible in one day, or for visitors looking to get oriented in the city. You will see many of the modern and historic highlights of Baku, with tours, a short cruise, and a ride in the funicular to see a sweeping view of the city by night.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Baku Old and Modern City Tour Lunch Included

This special Baku tour is especially designed for tourists and visitors who are interested in exploring both modern and old part of Baku in a day time.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan Group Tour

• Must-see places of Baku in just 3 hours, • Recommended for those with limited time in Baku, • Explore little conical mounds - the Mud Volcanoes, • Meet the history of times up to 40.000 years in Gobustan National Park, • Enjoy complimentary round-trip transportation from your Baku hotel.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Full-Day Baku City Tour

Cover all the must-see stops in history-packed Baku on this time-saver tour of the Azerbaijani capital. Full-day sightseeing tours include a mix of guided walks and convenient transfers in a climate-controlled bus or minivan, plus pre-booked admission tickets on a panoramic funicular ride to Highland Park. Other stops include Seaside Boulevard, Palace of Happiness, Maiden Tower, and the Carpet Museum.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Night Baku Tour Dinner Included

Take a tour of Baku by night, and discover the city’s contemporary architecture, illuminated monuments, and traditional food. After starting in Baku Old City for a traditional Azerbaijan dinner, you’ll hop in a minivan for a panoramic nighttime tour of the sights. Look out for highlights such as the Maiden’s Tower and the city walls, and enjoy photo stops at the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center and Upland Park as you learn about the city from a local guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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4 Hour Private Baku City Tour with English Speaking Guide

Explore the Azerbaijani capital and its rich history on this half-day private tour of Baku. Visit Maiden’s Tower, Juma Mosque, the Palace of Shirvanshahs, and much more as you listen to informative commentary about the history and culture of the country from your guide. Admire the views of the city from Highland Park and the sea from Seaside Park during the tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Baku Old Town Walking Tour with a Local

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Baku, spanning centuries of kings and ancient empires, during this 3-hour Old Town walking tour. Learn about Baku’s rich legacy of historic mosques, trading squares, bath complexes, palaces and caravanserais as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage-listed district. Among the many highlights you’ll explore during your walk are the old city walls, the Shirvanshahs’ Palace and the Maiden Tower. Your walking tour also includes bottled water, entrance fees and a local guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Freewalking tour Baku

Old town or locally called “Icharishahar”, being one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is a unique historical part of Azerbaijan and is located in the centre of Baku.Tour starts at Icharishahar metro station, just by the old city walls of Baku. From there on your way to the Palace of Shirvanshahs, you will get informed about the history of mosques, caravansaries, old trading squares and baths houses.Enter the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, the central part of ancient Shiranshahs kingdom and dive into the spirit of Islamic civilization while passing through the courtyard and king’s private rooms. Get to know the history of the palace and visit the mausoleums that witnessed many troubles for the past two centuries.Visit the most remarkable and mysterious monument – the Maiden Tower, built in the south-east part of Icharishahar. Hear about its history and legends standing behind it. Enjoy the memorable experience with your tour guide and head back to the central Icharishahar metro station.
  • Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
  • Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
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Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia Tour 12 days

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia Tour 12 daysDiscover three countries Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan- in just one tour. The soaring Caucasus Mountains separate Europe from Asia, and the South Caucasus countries are on that borderline.  Inhabitants of Azerbaijan burned crude oil in their lamps before anyone knew what it was.  Beautiful, rocky Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion.  And Georgia, acclaimed for its fabulous food and drink, claims to be the first area to cultivate the wine grape. These countries are distinguished by their distinct histories, traditions, cultures and natural surroundings
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Duration: 12 days
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Baku by Night: Small-Group Walking Tour

See the diverse sights of Baku, both ancient and modern, lit up at night during this 3-hour nocturnal walking tour. Follow your guide on foot as you explore sights like the city’s 12th-century walls, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Maiden Tower, State Philharmonic Hall and the striking, sky-high Flame Towers. You’ll cap off your evening adventure with an Azerbaijani local beer (own expense) at the city’s Tosca restaurant. This Baku evening walking tour includes a guide and bottled water.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Baku Night Tour

Let your guide take you through some of the most picturesque spots in Baku. Stroll along the seaside boulevard as your guide regales you with stories about the places you pass. Take a ride on the Baku Eye Ferris wheel, then take the funicular to the top of the city for a view like no other.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Explore Azerbaijan in 3 Nights & 4 Days

With just a few days to spend in Baku, this tour will ensure you maximise your time and take in as many of Azerbaijan’s highlights as possible. Discover the UNESCO-listed Old Town and contemporary landmarks of Baku, admire the ancient rock art of Gobustan National Park, see natural wonders including the Burning Mountain and the Mud Volcanoes, and visit the Fire Temple of Baku.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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Small-Group Baku City Tour

Although Baku is known for its trend-setting modern architecture, the Azerbaijani capital boasts an atmospheric Old City, once a stop on the fabled Silk Road. Learn the ins and outs of the centuries-old cobbled streets during this in-depth guided walking tour. Listen to stories from the heyday of Old Baku while you discover old mosques, Maiden Tower, handicraft shops, and more.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Azerbaijani Bath from Old Town- for Men

Combine an enriching visit to Old Baku with a refreshing bathhouse package in a historic hammam. Join your guide as you embark on a walking tour World Heritage-listed landmarks, from centuries-old mosques to stunning Shirvanshahlar Palace. Then, top off your visit with a traditional Groom Bath (men only) in the Azerbaijani-Turkish hammam, complete with a specialty massage and tea.
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
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History Walking Tour of Old Baku

Discover the rich history of Azerbaijan’s capital on this 3-hour historical walking tour through Old Baku. See the city’s important monuments such as the UNESCO-listed Maiden Tower and Shirvanshahlar Palace as well as the mosques, baths, and market squares of the old town. Listen to informative commentary about the history and culture of Azerbaijan from your guide as you admire the views of the city.
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
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Private Tour: 2 Day Baku Tour with World's Unique Crude Oil Spa

Expect the unexpected during this 2-day private exploration of Baku, allowing you to discover the city's timeless history and participate in surprising experiences like crude oil spa visit. Step back in time to explore the timeless treasures of Baku’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town and experience medieval architecture, incredible mountain scenery and warm hospitality. You’ll also get to observe the natural gas vents of the Ashberon peninsula and visit Villa Petrolea, a historic district created by the Nobel brothers. Your Baku visit includes private guide and vehicle, some meals and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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TWO ONLY BAKU FULL DAYS PROGRAM

The tour is amazing chance for the people who is for a short time in Baku and do not want to miss anything important. We and our professional guides will help you to get unforgettable experience in Baku. Tour is for 2 FULL DAYS. You will learn more and more stories about Baku and generally Azerbaijan from our professional guides. During tours, 3 TIMES our guests will have a chance try very delicious examples of our national cuisine in different restaurants. Central and suburban areas of Baku is full of historical and cultural places. The first day of the tour will start at 10 AM from centrally located places - ICHERISHEHER METRO STATION. You will find our guide having DELUXE TRAVEL badge. The second day will start from your hotel lobby at 10 AM (Time can be different according to some reasons and your guide will inform you about this issue beforehand)
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Celebrate New Year in Fairmont Hotel Baku

6 days/5 nights stay in Fairmont Baku Hotel1 day city tourAirport both ways transfers includedGuide-driver service includedEntrance tickets to museums are extra payment
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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Treasure Quest - Kids Tour

We have to quest the treasure that pirates of the Caribbean were trying to find :DDuring the tour all street walls, shops and even nature may look suspicious because of the hidden treasure, but team-play can help us to cope with the issue. Let's find the brilliants.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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4 Nights 5 days Baku tour

Hospitality and professionalism of our team makes this tour unique. Hundreds of tourists already made their choice - will be happy to see You as our new guest!
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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Private Tour: 3 Day Baku Tour with Unique Crude Oil Spa and Cooking Class

Expect the unexpected during this 3-day private exploration of Baku, allowing you to discover the city's timeless history and participate in surprising experiences like a crude oil spa visit and Azerbaijan-style cooking class. Step back in time to explore the timeless treasures of Baku’s numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, medieval architecture, incredible mountain scenery, and warm hospitality. You'll also explore the origins of the Zoroastrian religion and admire 40,000-year-old rock art. Your Baku visit includes private guide, meals, and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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