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Baku Original Walking Free Tour

Your guru: Gani
Questions? Contact with Gani

 005737
  • Baku
  • Available in: English

About the guru Gani

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 freetour 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 en... More »

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 freetour 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.

About the tour

This tour offers 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.

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. The tour ends with free cup of tea at Coffee Moffie.

Highlights

– Explore streets of Old Town on 2 and half hours walking tour

– Hear stories about Oil Barons’ hunger for personal glory and fame

– Polish architects’ influence

– Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

– Romanticize streets Ali and Nino used to hang out

– Led by a local guide

– Tour ends with a free cup of tea at Coffee Moffie

Meeting point
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How to find me: Red umbrella in front of KFC at Fountains Square
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €5, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

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Ratings (24)

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Miriam

17 days ago

Great tour!

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Response from Gani:

Dear Miriam, Thank you very much for joining us on our Baku Walking Free Tour and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. You are always most welcome! We'd be glad to see you back in town. Kind regards, Gani.
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Shlomo

2 months ago

excellent guide!

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Andrei

3 months ago

Gani is an excellent guide. Knowledgeable, personable, efficient. Highly recommended.

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Imrana

4 months ago

Great tour!! Gani was very knowledgeable & forthcoming with answers to our questions. Great way to see Baku

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Abbas

4 months ago

he was very helpful

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RAMA SAMUELOV

4 months ago

Very nice and knowledgeable guide


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