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City centre walking free tour

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  • Baku
  • Available in: English

About the guru Gani

Gani Nasirov, 29, International Relations, EU-Russia studies, NGO, local traveller, local stories, food tours Born in desert land, lived and worked in highlands for two years, I have developed special interest and passion to explore unbeaten gems of Azerbaijan. Currently, I am fully committed to my startup of Azerbaijan Traveller, a travel agency.

Gani Nasirov, 29, International Relations, EU-Russia studies, NGO, local traveller, local stories, food tours Born in desert land, lived and worked in highlands for two years, I have developed special interest and passion to explore unbeaten gems of Azerbaijan. Currently, I am fully committed to my startup of Azerbaijan Traveller, a travel agency.

About the tour

Overview

In City Centre Walking Free Tour you explore social-cultural-leasure heart of the city centre of Baku that labelled as “Tarqovı” (Nizami street) and learn about exquisite stories of love and hatred, rise and fall, happiness and tragedy, turmoil and tranquillity, contrast and harmony from confluent lifes of oil barons and everyday people.

You will be guided to social and cultural formation of Fountains Square (then Parapet), Nizami (then Torgovaya) and Khagani (Xəqani; then Molokanskaya) streets in Baku based on real life stories, urban legends and myths that have been developed through imperial Russian, socialist Soviet and capitalist modern times. The tour ends with a free cup of black Azerbaijani tea at Coffee Moffie, a local coffee shop.

Highlights

– Explore city centre on 2.5 hours walking tour

– Understand achitectural development of city centre

– Hear about Urban legends and myths

– Soak up atmosphere of popular culture

– Empathize with love stories of Baku

– Spot central pubs and cafes

– Led by a local guide

– Tour ends with a free cup of tea

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of Pizza at Fountain Square with Red Umbrella
Tour Languages and Schedule:
  • Gb English | Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday | 16:00

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