Baku Oil Heritage Walking Tour - in Baku - LikeALocal Guide

Baku Oil Heritage Walking Tour

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10.67 EUR

A walk through the most historic sightseeing highlights of Baku, the Fountains Square and four UNESCO sites in Old Town (Icherisheher) meanwhile reflecting on Baku’s past and the transformation that brought by oil barons and their quest for personal glory and fame.

Duration: 3 hours
    Available in
  • English
Tour by Gani
Local Expert

Gani Nasirov is the founder of Baku Free Tour and Azerbaijan Traveller. His company was awarded the “3rd Best Free Tour in Asia” in 2017 by the FREETOUR.COM platform. He has studied International Relations (Qafqaz University, Baku) and in particular EU-Russian studies (University of Tartu, Estonia). His two-year work experience in Gedabay Gold and Copper Mine gave him passion and enthusiasm to travel and explore regions of Azerbaijan and develop and organize alternative tours and trips. His interest includes researching into local stories such as urban legends and myths food and culture tours, architecture. He regularly publishes blog posts about Baku at thetravelguidebaku.wordpress.com.

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Highlights

  • Explore oldest part of the city on 3 hours walking tour
  • Hear legends about prominent Oil Barons
  • Understand social dynamics of city life
  • Soak up the atmosphere in oldest part of city
  • Romanticize streets Ali&Nino used to hang out
  • Tour ends with a free cup of traditional Azerbaijani tea

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Description

Over 3 hours you will also get acquainted with social, cultural, political aspect of every-day life in Baku on the background of stories based on real life of oil barons in late 19th and early 20th century as well as soviet and modern times. You will have insight on of small medieval religious town’s transformation into cosmopolitan city. The tour ends with a free cup of local black tea at local coffee shop.

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What’s included & not included

  • Local guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuity

Meeting point

Red Umbrella in Front of KFC/Pizza Hut (Fountains Square)

Pickup options are available for private tour bookings.

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10.67 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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