Daily stroll around Baku
Baku has for you an ancient history, bright modernity and inspiring color. To explore the city of winds and fire, choose one of two informative itineraries or both at once.
- See the inner city of Icheri Sheher and walk its narrow stone streets
- Find out why the Maiden Tower was built.
- See the best views of the Flame Towers
- Get acquainted with Baku in the era of oil boom
- Guide service
Important to know
- Tour reservations close 24 hours in advance
- There can be more than 15 people in the group, because there are no tickets for children.
- The tour is completely walking tour. Along the way there are convenient stops and photo breaks with a favorable angle at the sights.
- The tour follows two daily alternating routes. The route map and schedule can be found in the photo section.
- The tour is conducted without headphones.
- At the end of the tour you will be offered a question and answer session: you can ask the guide any questions about Baku, discuss the tour and exchange impressions!
The red route: the labyrinths and riddles of the Old City
This walk will take you to the inner city of Icheri-sheher and to the origins of Baku. You will walk along the narrow stone streets and peep into the yards to feel the local flavor of freshly baked lavash and kebab and here you will be so curious to observe the life of Baku citizens. Just 22 hectares of the Old Town has dozens of attractions: you will guess why they built the Maiden Tower, see the caravanserais, guest houses of the Middle Ages, and the palace of the rulers of ancient Shirvan. Visit Uncle Ali, the barefoot Baku painter, and find the street of "damn it" from "The Diamond Hand.
The Blue Route: Baku of the Oil Boom Era and Today
How did the city's history turn and how did Baku's image change when Azerbaijan began producing oil? On this walk you will immerse yourself in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and don't miss the modern sights. The best views of the Flame Towers, the beautiful Ismailia building in the Venetian Gothic style, the unusual Carpet Museum and the canals of Baku Venice await you. You will hear an amazing love story, learn about the national art, breathe the salty air of the Caspian Sea and understand why fire has become the symbol of Azerbaijan.