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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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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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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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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 manats....
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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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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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"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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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

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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