Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Baku, Azerbaijan


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 62 m
Descend 113 m

Explore Baku in Azerbaijan with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Baku

Sight 1: Green Theatre

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The Green Theatre is an open-air theatre in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. The theatre seats 2500 spectators.

Wikipedia: Green Theatre (EN)

704 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum Presidential Press and Information Office / CC BY 4.0

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum is a museum located in Baku that displays Azerbaijani carpets and rugs with historical and modern weaving techniques and materials. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. First opened on Neftchiler Avenue in 1967, it moved to a new building on the Baku's seafront park in 2014.

Wikipedia: Azerbaijan Carpet Museum (EN)

1024 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 3: Filarmoniya Bağı

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Filarmoniya Bağı Photo by MrArifnajafov (Photography from the original). / CC BY-SA 3.0

Filarmoniya Bağı, sometimes called Gubernator's or Governor's Park, is a park in Baku, Azerbaijan, next to Baku fortress.

Wikipedia: Philharmonic Garden (EN)

285 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Museum of miniature books

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The Baku Museum of Miniature Books is the only museum of miniature books in the world, settled in the old part of Baku, called Inner City. The museum started its operation on April 2, 2002. In 2015 the Museum of Miniature Books was presented the Certificate of the Guinness Book of Records as the largest private museum of miniature books.

Wikipedia: Baku Museum of Miniature Books (EN)

117 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Shirvanshahs' Palace complex

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The Palace of the Shirvanshahs is a 15th-century palace built by the Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture". It is located in the Inner City of Baku, Azerbaijan and, together with the Maiden Tower, forms an ensemble of historic monuments inscribed under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments. The complex contains the main building of the palace, Divanhane, the burial-vaults, the shah's mosque with a minaret, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi's mausoleum, south of the palace, a portal in the east, Murad's gate, a reservoir and the remnants of a bath house. Earlier, there was an ancient mosque, next to the mausoleum. There are still ruins of the bath to the west of the tomb.

Wikipedia: Palace of the Shirvanshahs (EN)

135 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Old City

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"Inside", "Qala" or simply "Qədim şəhər" among the people are known as historical monuments The most important feeling of the look is the historical-architectural nature of the teacher. The most important feeling of the look is the Interior, the walls of the beautiful castle. More than 1300 families live in the area, which owns an area of 221 000 m².

Wikipedia: İçəri Şəhər (AZ)

267 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Maiden Tower

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Maiden Tower - an architectural monument in Baku.

Wikipedia: Qız qalası (Bakı) (AZ)

450 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Azərbaycan Dövlət Kukla Teatrı

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The Baku Puppet Theatre is located on Neftchiler Avenue of Baku. It was built in 1910 by Polish architect Józef Płoszko, initially as the French Renaissance "Phenomenon" movie theater.

Wikipedia: Baku Puppet Theatre (EN), Website

522 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Parachute tower

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The parachute tower is now a clock tower in Baku, Azerbaijan. The tower is located on Baku Fountain.

Wikipedia: Bakı saat qülləsi (AZ)


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