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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
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4 Hour Private Baku City Tour with English Speaking Guide
"Be picked up from your centrally located Baku hotel by your tour guide at your chosen time 09.30 or 13.30. You will then start your 4 hour tour visiting Highland Park. There you will have a panoramic view of Baku Bay from the highest point of the city. You will then move onto National Flag Square that is one of the highest flag home to the Azerbaijani flag.The next stop is Seaside Park (Baku Boulevard). The Boulevard is a promenade and national park that runs parallel to Baku's seafront popular for taking in views of the Caspian. After viewing the Caspian see Shirvanshahs` Palace the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture situated in the Inner City of Baku. The complex contains the main building of the palace
From $95.00
 
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

Most Viewed General in Azerbaijan

Visa at the airport

I flew in to Baku on the 19th of July 2006 and got the visa quickly (I was one of the first arriving to the counter). With me I had two passport pictures and an application form that I had already...
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MalenaN
Feb 23, 2007

Refugee camps

I loved Baku... but give some thought to the less fortunate. A lot of people were forced to flee their homes after Armenians came in and grabbed a lot of the land in the Karabakh War. There's an...
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Megaforce
Oct 01, 2006

Currency denomination

Recent denomination of national currency (manat) means that two types of notes are under circulation – the old manat and the new manat. What complicates things is that 1 new manat = 5.000 old...
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josephescu
Sep 16, 2006

Ali and Nino

If you're preparing to come to Azerbaijan and would like to know more about the culture and the people here, then I recommend getting a copy of "Ali and Nino" book by Kurban Said. Written at the turn...
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Minashka
May 31, 2005

Best guide to Azerbaijan

I realized that most of the travelers coming here do not know anything about this book so I must recommend it to anyone willing to come to Azerbaijan and Georgia. Forget about the Lonely Planet, which...
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Minashka
Mar 29, 2005

"Ali and Nino" by Kurban Sa'id

If you are at all interested in the culture and history of Azerbaijan and Georgia, then I can recommend a good book..."Ali and Nino" tells the tale of Muslim Ali Khan Shirvanshir who falls head over...
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maykal
Nov 03, 2003
 
 
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If you have time for one trip in Azerbaijan....

Visit Sheki!! So which is it to be? The colour photo, or the black and white one? Please let me know either way!
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Aug 26, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Azerbaijan

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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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Day Trip to Sushi

Shushi is a fortified town on a hilltop 9 km from Stepanakert with a real nice 17. century church, unfortunatly also some Soviet style apartment blocks. There is also a quite nice looking Hotel Shushi...
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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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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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Icari Sahar

A walk through the narrow streets from the Maiden’s Tower towards the Icari Sahar revealed a real sense of the old Islamic centre of Baku – mosques and minarets, Arabic architecture, carpets, exotic...
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