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Maiden Tower (Qiz Qalasi) Tours

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Maiden Tower (Qiz Qalasi)
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 BakuDay Trips

Day Trip Baku

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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. A tour guide and transportation to all of the sights from your hotel are included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$38,67 
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing TourHalf-day Tours

Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour

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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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70,00 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Baku City TourBus Tours

Private Baku City Tour

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Cover the highlights of history-packed Baku on this private, half-day tour of the stunning Azerbaijani capital, which includes your own car and driver. Learn about the city’s storied heritage with a walking visit of the Old Town, get insider recommendations on where to grab the best meals, and pose for photos in front of the sculptures of Fountain Square.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60,00 
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US$60,00 
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan Group TourBus Tours

Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan Group Tour

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The ideal tour for travelers short on time, this half-day excursion to Gobustan National Park covers Azerbaijan’s iconic mud volcanoes in just a few hours. Listen to live onboard commentary as you travel comfortably from Baku in an air-conditioned minivan, with round-trip hotel transfers included. You’ll also get a peek at top sights in the capital, including Maiden and Tower Bibi-Heybat Mosque.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$31,40 
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Baku City Sightseeing TourFull-day Tours

Private Baku City Sightseeing Tour

Firstly our guests will learn everything about Baku. We have professional guieds. Also our guests will se all of historical buildings in center of Baku.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$29,75 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Baku Old Town Walking Tour with a LocalHalf-day Tours

Baku Old Town Walking Tour with a Local

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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.
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  • 3 hours
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US$57,15 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Baku City TourBus Tours

Baku City Tour

During this tour, you will get acquainted to see and know the story behind iconic sites like the Shirvanshahs Palace, The Old City wall, Maiden Tower, and so much more. The Maiden Tower, in the walled city of Baku, is one of such places you don’t want to miss! Viewers get to see most of the Palace and the Flaming Tower all at the same time.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45,00 
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Full-Day Gobustan and Absheron TourDay Trips

Private Full-Day Gobustan and Absheron Tour

Full-Day Gobustan and Absheron tour is a one day trip and covers the major museums and historical places of the city. This 8 hours tour to Gobustan is specially designed for tourists and visitors who are interested in the Stone Age period of humanity, Unesco’s World Heritage and history, also tourists will have a chance to see a group of mud volcanoes. Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world and some 400 of those are in coastal are in Azerbaijan. After having lunch at Traditional Restaurant tour will continue to Absheron Peninsula including Burning Mountain, Fire Temple. Below the places you will visit during the tour: - Gobustan national museum & Gobustan Art Rock - Mud volcanoes - Fire temple - Burning mountain - Bibiheybat mosque - Heydar Aliyev cultural center
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$73,73 
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US$73,73 
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

History Walking Tour of Old BakuHistorical Tour

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.
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$57,00 
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  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour: 2 Day Baku Tour with World's Unique Crude Oil SpaOvernight Tours

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.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1 054,00 
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US$1 054,00 
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Old City Walking TourBus Tours

Old City Walking Tour

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Old City Walking tour will help you to discover The Old City of Baku and to get as a lot of information about its history and buildings inside. The tour covers top attractions of The Old City - Icheri Sheher including ancient Shirvansahs Palace, Maiden Tower with historical view, architectural Bukhara & Multani Carvansarais, Juma Mosque, hamams, temples.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26,67 
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Offical Baku Sightseeing tour Private and Luxury

Offical Baku Sightseeing tour

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Baku Walking Tour offers a walk through the most historic sightseeing highlights of Baku, the Fountains Square and four UNESCO sites in Old Town (Icherisheher) meanwhile reflecting on Baku’s past and the transformation that brought by oil barons and their quest for personal glory and fame. You will also get acquainted with the social, cultural, political aspect of every-day life in Baku on the background of stories based on the real life of oil barons in late 19th and early 20th century as well as Soviet and modern times. You will have insight on of small medieval religious town’s transformation into a cosmopolitan city. The tour ends at the main street of downtown (Nizami). Explore the oldest part of the city on 2.5 hours walking Hear legends about prominent Oil Barons Understand the social dynamics of city life Soak up the atmosphere in the oldest part of the city
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25,16 
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Old City Walking TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Old City Walking Tour

Old City Walking tour will help you to discover The Old City of Baku and to get as a lot of information about its history and buildings inside. Settlement in Icheri Sheher, which has been in the forefront of the Caspian for centuries, began during the Bronze Age. It is believed that people have been attracted to the area by its natural oil and salt reserves, as well as its favorable location along the coast.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$28,00 
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Baku Old City Walking TourBus Tours

Baku Old City Walking Tour

The Old City (Inner City) of Baku has many historical monuments and places of rich architecture. Tourists will see the main attractions of the Old City, including the Palace of the Shirvan Shahs (XV cent), the symbol of the city - Maiden Tower (IX cent), Bukhara & Mutani, Ancient Juma mosques etc.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19,00 
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US$19,00 
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural & Natural Highlights of AzerbaijanNature and Wildlife

Cultural & Natural Highlights of Azerbaijan

During tour days you will see & learn the Old City known for its abundance of religious temples, monuments & historical buildings, Carpet Museum, Maiden Tower, Heydar Aliyev center, the best example of modern art in the world, Mud Volcanoes, Fire Mountain, Fire Temple the highest village of all Europe - Khinalug etc. Vacationing is always good for the soul & spirit. It lets you rest, relax, recharge, and refresh, so you’re ready to take on new endeavors when you return home.If you want to witness more just now book this tour!
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$594,88 
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation

Baku Old City Walking TourBus Tours

Baku Old City Walking Tour

The Old City territory includes the Shirvanshah Palace, Synyk Kala minaret, Maiden Tower, “Bayil Stones”, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi mausoleum, caravanserais – the Multani and Bukharian caravanserai, Mollahana, numerous mosques – Muhammad ibn Abu-Bakr, Akmad, Molla Ahmad, Juma, Lezgi, mosque-madrassahs, bath-houses, Baku Khans’ House and also numerous rich residences of the ХIХ century.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$22,57 
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US$22,57 
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Tour: 3 Day Baku Tour with Unique Crude Oil Spa and Cooking ClassMulti-day Tours

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.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1 318,00 
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From  
US$1 318,00 
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures

Old City Tour Private Sightseeing Tours

Old City Tour

Baku’s historic core, the walled Old City or Icherisheher, is a must-visit in Azerbaijan. A city within a city, Baku Old Town is an oval-shaped pocket of curving roads, grand palaces and mosques, and the sunken ruins of old hammams and caravansarais.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20,00 
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Small-Group Baku City TourCity Tours

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35,90 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Intro to Baku: Signature Baku Welcoming TourPrivate and Luxury

Intro to Baku: Signature Baku Welcoming Tour

Walk through historic parts of Baku and discover the history of impressive buildings. You will stroll through the main parts of the city built by medieval kings, oil barons and soviet rulers. Signature Baku Welcoming Tour is a perfect introduction for first time visitors, who want to get excited about the city. You will learn more about the country, its daily life and see Oriental, Italian, French, Polish and Russian influences on the look of the city. Enjoy guided tour, interesting stories and exquisite sights with our friendly local tour guide. As you discover iconic places, you will hear lots of stories about the colorful people of Baku and the evolvement of the city throughout the years.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$18,00 
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US$18,00 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Old City Tour (Baku, Azerbaijan)Private Sightseeing Tours

Old City Tour (Baku, Azerbaijan)

Discover for yourself the treasures of Baku’s ancient Old City (İçərişəhər). This tour will help you get acquainted with the history that began in the 5th century, the most historical sights of Baku - Maiden Tower, the Palace of Shirvanshahs, the mosques and minarets, caravanserais and public bathes. You will meet its most photogenic and friendly residents, the community cats, who laze about the streets waiting for your good head scratch. Our professional and friendly guide will tell you about rich history of the oriental side of Baku and show you the places that were used as scenes for many Soviet films.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50,00 
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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Old and Modern Baku TourHalf-day Tours

Old and Modern Baku Tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$29,00 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

15-Day Tour to Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia from BakuWine Tasting

15-Day Tour to Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia from Baku

Explore 3 Caucasus countries - Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia during 14 days. Start the journey from Baku, the capital town of Azerbaijan, continue the way to Georgia, visiting Sighnaghi, Tbilisi, Gudauri and Akhaltsikhe, do the round trip in Armenia from Bavra border to Gymri and Yerevan and then return to Georgia from Sadakhlo border to Tbilisi. Three experienced guides will introduce you the most remarkable historical and architectural monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Sights, special highlights, help to choose delicious food and finest wines. Get acquainted with 3 different cultures, see diversity of traditions and visit the most unique and spectacular sights of these countries. 
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  • 15 days
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  • 15 days

11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from BakuWine Tasting

11-Day Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia from Baku

Explore 2 Caucasus countries - Georgia and Azerbaijan during 11 days. Start the journey from Baku, the capital town of Azerbaijan, continue the way to Georgia and visit Sighnaghi, Tbilisi, Gudauri and Akhaltsikhe. Experienced guides will introduce you the most remarkable historical and architectural monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Sights, special highlights, help to choose delicious food and finest wines. Get acquainted with 2 different cultures, see diversity of traditions and visit the most unique and spectacular sights of these countries.
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  • 11 days
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US$1 724,47 
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  • 11 days

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