Ancient + Modern Baku Tour
Baku City (6 hours)
Excursion covers the entire central part of the city with a display of the major historical and architectural sites. Our first stop is Old Town that is a heart of Baku. Here, on the hill and in front of Caspian Sea, the
ancient city was born. Several dozens of historically architectural monuments are located in the territory of
Old Town: Palace of Shirvanshahs, Maiden Tower, caravansaries, mosques, baths etc.
The next point is Cultural Center – a complex construction that includes an auditorium, museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices. The center project and design belongs to the famous architect Zaha Hadid. The construction of the building was covered on the channels of Discovery and Science Channel, dedicated to the most courageous engineering projects of modernity and architectural masterpieces of the world.
The excursion involves also the Governor's Garden, Government House of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, Flag Squire, the sights that are considered the symbols of modern Baku – truly iconic Flame Towers with interactive panels, Carpet Museum which resembles a folded carpet, Crystal Hall (in which was held “Eurovision” song contest), Baku Eye, Socar Tower, Azersu Tower in the form of water droplet, Congress Hall, and of course walk along the embankment.
Today's excursion ends in the upland park – the spectacular place where you can enjoy an unsurpassed view
of Baku bay.