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Baku Night Tour
"Meet with your tour guide at the central Ichersheher metro station. You will wonder through 12th century city walls that were built by the ancient kingdom of Shirvanshahs. From there your guide will take you through the Philarmony garden and see the building of Philarmony built in 1912 ad based on the design of Monte Carlo casino. After a 15 minute walk you will arrive at the Funicular railway and take the train to the top of the city. There you will be able to enjoy the city bay view in its fullest and take photos. H the Maiden Tower a must-see ancient monument included in the UNESCO Historical Heritage List. You will hear about its history different stories about its real architect and legends behind it. At the end of the tour you will get a chance to taste local beer near the Caspian sea (additional charge) where you can enjoy the fresh air and view of the city from the balcony."
From $42.00
 
Baku Full Day Private Sightseeing Tour
"Your experienced and friendly guide will pick you up at your hotel. Get an early start to take in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. Begin touring with a visit to the beautiful Bibi-Heybat Mosque originally constructed in the 13th century in honor of the sister of Imam Ali. Today it sits near one of Azerbaijan’s first oil fields which grew during the first oil boom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You will continue with a walking tour of the city center the Old Town also known as Icheri Shere
From $149.00
 
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
"The guide will pick you up from Sahil metro station and start heading to the ancient Zoroastrian temple Ateshgah which is considered as an authentic Azerbaijani exotic site to visit. It is located approximately 30 km from the center of Baku in the suburb you will learn a lot about the temple from your guide particularly more about unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets. The history of Atashgah goes back to the time of the Sassanids when Zoroastrianism was the main religion in this region. During The Arab caliphate invasion some of the fire-worshippers did not accept Islam and were eventually forced to return to India where the history of the fire religion continued. A part of the population of the Caucasus remained fire worshippers even after the introduction of Islam. In the second part of visit after visiting the temple you will directly go to the Yanar Dag which is not far from Surakhani temple. It is the most famous and popular tourist site of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan. Actually
From $64.00

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Flying to Ashgabat

You can travel to Ashgabat via either:- Turkish Airlines from Istanbul- Lufthansa, departure from Germany with a small stop in Baku, Azerbidjan.You can also travel via Turkmen Airlines, but it is not...
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No Taxi in Ashgabat !

There are no official Taxis in Ashgabat. Every car can be considered as a Taxi. Just wave your hand and a car would stop. When you use a car waiting outside the hotel, the driver will ask you for...
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Taxis

The taxis can be scary but are very cheap. Petrol costs about $1 for 60 liters.Most trips around town will cost less than $0.50. From the city to the airport (which isn't too far from the city centre)...
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to Ashgabat from Dashoguz

Minibuses leave Dashoguz, (60km from Khiva in Uzbekistan) when full from the Vokzal (bus station). The ten hour journey (570km) through the desert costs 130,000 Manat (24,000M/$ black market; 5300m/$...
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The best way to come to...

The best way to come to Ashgabat is by plane. More information:Airport Information Desk: (New airport) Tel: (993-12) 51-00-16, 51-00-24 International Ticket Office: (Old airport) Tel: (993-12)...
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Arch of Neutrality

Of all the many monuments erected by President Niyazov, the Arch of Neutrality is perhaps the most outrageous. It looks rather like an alien rocket ship, topped with a gold statue of President...
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