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“old city”(614 reviews)
“maiden tower”(143 reviews)
“narrow streets”(60 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Asef Zeynalli Street, Baku 1000, Azerbaijan
+994 50 456 08 11
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The old city in Baku is very small and you can do it in 1 hour. Take your time but seating there and eat is a bit expensive. I love the towers and all surrounding.

Thank Simonest
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Makes sure you allow plenty of time to wander the streets of the old city and visit the various museums inside its walls.

Thank Wello09
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved it, to wonder through old streets, the old palace, many suveniers shops, hammam - azery bath.not a big place but has a very unique atmosphere

Thank אולגה מ
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the must-see of Baku. Taking time to meander through the streets of the Old City is an incredible experience. It is fun to go in and out of shops where vendors attempt to sell you everything thing can (bargain down the price of...More

Thank kshojo
Reviewed 4 days ago

i went there with my sisters its a really nice place that you walk through and there are few stores and restaurants and cafes and in the gate you can take a tour guide if you want but it not really needed

Thank doodialswaidi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An old city located in the center of the modern Baku. Great place for a walking tour around the ancient landmarks. Lots of narrow roads & memorial buildings. Also you can have a great meal at one of the restaurants. Definitely recommended to visit if...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went there twice. This place is great for walking especially if the weather nice. You can buy souvenirs there. Its nice to see old places and houses.

Thank Sa S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is no more old city. Most of the places are converted in to Restaurants. Miniatures book shop is good. Rest all is just ok

Thank pankajgarg1966
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Baku is a modern city. But initially it was just a small fortified city. After the Soviet invasion development outside started and Ichari Shahar (inner city) and Bayir Shahar (outer city) came into existence. . So as soon as you cross the old city gates...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Old City of Baku which is the oldest part of Azerbaijan surrounded by ancient walls that provides the perfect atmosphere to take in the sights, sounds and explore the views over the city.

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Adeel H
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Response from afsaneh m | Reviewed this property |
The seaside, museums, gubostan, specially old town
Shaider U
12 March 2018|
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Response from Giacomo S | Reviewed this property |
You can go there by taxi. Will cost you around 5 manat
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Response from Luis C | Reviewed this property |
The audio works well. Its advantage is that you may stay looking as long as you like. 2 hours may be short if you like to really look with some detail.
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