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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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L’Aparté

I love this place! Before I explain why, it’s best I explain why I came to be here late at night. I wasted 3 days getting my Azeri visa so had a lot less time in Baku that I would have liked. This is...
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Fit and Fresh

The first and the only so far healthy food restaurant in the city. Wide range of tasty salads (both veggies and with meat/fish/egg), wraps, smoothies, fresh juices, deserts and more. Great choice for...
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Park Inn's Glory

"Park Inn" is one of the oldest restaurant in the city it is situated in the park near the shoreThe ancient inhabitants of its coast perceived the Caspian Sea as an ocean, probably because of its...
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Restaurant Qoc Et

When I came out of the metro station Nizami on my way to the market Taza Bazar, I saw a car being towed away at a street crossing. So I stopped and watched the procedure and after some time I noticed...
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Restaurant Firuze

On my last day in Baku, I went for dinner to the Firuze restaurant, which was recommended in my German guide book. It is a cellar restaurant and therefore from the outside I got neither an idea of the...
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Beer Hall

On my second evening I chose the outdoor terrace of the large Beer Hall restaurant for dinner. Due to its nice location in a small park, I had noticed the place already during the day. Always when I...
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Restaurant Pizza Inn

On my first evening I wanted to sit somewhere outside for dinner to enjoy the atmosphere of Baku. So I went to the Fountain Square (Fevvareler meydani) and checked the options. As the large outdoor...
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Karvansara restaurant

Great food, extraordinary environment, music. The only thing is they charge you for a lot of extra's, which they don't tell. They say music and service is included and then they ask 10 % for the...
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L'Aparte

We had a great and cheap meal in this restaurant. You have to go down the stairs and then you enter a big space. They are cheap and have a great menu. The decoration is something special. Village...
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Avtoretroclub restaurant

I liked Avtoretroclub restaurant most of all.Design of this restaurant is so uncommon: they separated restaurant to some different parts (Russian cottages - izba, Muslim cottages, big public banquet...
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The Oilman's Inn

It was a hot July afternoon and, after a long tiring meeting in Baku's Old City ( Icheri Sheher ), my colleague, Steve, and I were rushing towards the Maiden tower to have a relaxing lunch. Then...
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Sultan Restaurant

This is a Turkish Restaurant. It is big and garden is covered with "tent" durng winter. The best thing about the restaurant is very rich menu. You can order grill, seafood, kebaps, Italian, Turkish,...
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L'Olive

Very modern styled Italian restaurant. The decoration is perfect, even you rarely see in Europe. Staff is excellent and English spoken. The food is excellent with variety of local and import wines. We...
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Philarmony

This is the Italian restuarant belongs to Azerbaijan State Philarmony.It looks better from outside but inside is also not that bad. It was Sunday afternoon with "all you can eat" service. Pizza was...
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1 Azadlig Ave, Baku, AZ 1000, Azerbaijan
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Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Baku, 1044, Azerbaijan
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Husi Hajiyev Str.7, Lane 1, Baku, AZE1001, Azerbaijan
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340 Nizami Street, Baku, 370000, Azerbaijan
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Suleyman Rahimov Street, 185, Baku, 1000, Azerbaijan
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Azadlig Square, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Top Things to Do in Baku

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Maiden Tower

The Maiden Tower (Qiz Qalasi) is said to be finished in the 12th century, although some sources state the 5th century as the start of its construction. The cylindrical shaped tower was erected as part...
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Palace of the Shirvanshahs

The Shirvan-Shah's Palace ensemble (15-16th century) was built when the Shah's capital was moved from Shemakha to Baku. This was the most prominent architectural complex in the medieval city. Some of...
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Parliament

Baku's Government House was built between 1936 and 1952 with the help of German prisoners of war. It was designed by the Soviet architect Lev Rudnev and Vladimir Munts, who constructed many buildings...
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Icari Sahar

Most of the walls surrounding the old town survive, as they were strengthened after the Russian conquest in 1806. Much of the area enclosed by these walls is closed to vehicles, with some exceptions...
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Nizami Museum of Literature

The Nizami museum of Azeri Literature was originally built as an hotel. It façade is decorated with dark blue and turquoise majolica. Inside the ogival arches are statues of outstanding Azeri writers...
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Academy of Sciences

Originally built by local millionaire Nagiev as a tribute to his dead son and to house the Ismailia Moslem charitable society it later was later ceded to the Academy of Sciences to house its...
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"Baku is the city of winds"
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"A booming capital"
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