Baku Downtown Original Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Russian
Guru: Emin
Quality Verified Registered on July 26, 2019

Dear travelers, I welcome you to my hometown of Baku, where I was born and raised. My name is Emin. I love Baku: its windy climate, its magnificent architecture, its mystical history, and its welcoming people. I live in the city of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. I can organize tours and accommodation in Azerbaijan. I can create private and group tours as business or travel to other regions of Azerbaijan such as Sheki, Qabala, Shamaxi, Quba, Lankaran and others. If you want more information, do not hesitate to contact me.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Baku downtown walking tour with full of attractions and sightseeing. During this tour, you will see and get acquainted with most of the historically important architectural monuments in the central part of Baku, historical theatres and cinemas, mansions of old Baku millionaires, synagogues, churches, mosques and in some cases ancient religious architectural monuments. You will have a chance to see the monuments with your own eyes, take pictures in these places and immortalize those moments. By participating in this tour, you will see a city where European and Soviet architecture meets, and most of its buildings are built for millionaires with special taste and order. During the tour, get acquainted with the mansions and estates of past and present millionaires on and around Nizami Street, see the buildings of special historical significance, such as the Museum of Azerbaijani History, Malokan Garden, Russian Drama Theater, Jewish Synagogue, German Lutheran Church. You will have a chance to walk in the seaside national park, which is fighting for the title of the largest boulevard, and get acquainted with the view of the Caspian Sea. If you are the only, registered to the tour please book until 1 hour before starting the tour. Please, contact us via WhatsApp after your booking.

The tour includes these sightseeings:

1. Sabir's garden

2. Taghiyev’s New Europe Hotel

3. Saving Grigori Church

4. Sergey Tumayev’s house with Angels

5. Azerbaijani History Museum (Taghiyev’s Palace)

6. Historical buildings from the 19th century

7. Malacannes Garden

8. Russian Drama Theatre named after Samad Vurgun

9. Synagogue of the Ashkenazi Jews in Baku

10. Baku winter Park

11. Haydar Aliyev Palace

12. Nizami Cinema Centre

13. Azerbaijan state theatre of Young Spectators

14. Opera and Ballet theatre

15. Baku Puppet theatre

16. National Library of Azerbaijan

17. Sahil Garden

18. Sahil subway station

19. Musical theatre named after Rashid Behbudov

20. Museum of Literature

21. German Lutheran Church

22. Nargis Mall

23. House of Government

24. Hilton Baku Hotel

25. Park Boulevard Mall

26. Seaside Boulevard

27. Theatre of Musical Comedy

28. Clock Tower

29. Taghiyev’s Passage

30. Azerbaijan Cinema building

31. Naghiyev’s mansion

Meeting & pickup

We meet all travellers at a starting point

Starting points

Sabir Statue, İsmailiyyə Sarayı, Istiglaliyyat street 10, Bakı, Azerbaijan

End points

Same as a starting point.

Meeting Instructions

In front of the fountain at Sabir garden. It is 50 meters downside from Sabir's statue.İf you have any difficulties in the finding of the meeting point please feel free to write from Whatsapp or call.

Inclusions & exclusions

What's included

information about the monuments

local tour guide


What's excluded

Coffee and/or Tea


Bottled water


Guides and languages

In-person: English, Russian


Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Health restrictions

No Serious Medical Conditions

Level of difficulty

Most travellers can participate

Categories & Themes

Product types: Tour

Tour modes: Photography, Walking

Themes: Culture, Heritage, History, City, Sightseeing

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    Sabir Garden,Near the Double Gates,in front of Mirza Alakbar Sabir's monument

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Milena 27 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
It was a nice tour. We were just 2 but Emin still did ithe tour what was great. You will get a good overview of the city.
Rafee 09 Mar 2023

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Travelled alone - Mar 2023
The tour was awesome.I was alone still Emin gave me all the information and took me to many spots and explain everything in detail
Ross 19 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
A great tour to better appreciat modern and historic Baku society.
yakov 14 Oct 2022
Petah Tikva

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Emin was very nice , very professional, explained everything very cleary, was very interesting. Thank you.
Seba... 18 Sep 2022
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Amazing tour. The amount of information, historical, cultural, is a lot. Guide is very nice and always happy to answer any kind of questions. Recommended 100%
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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