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Baku Original Walking Free Tour

Your Guru: Gani
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  • Baku
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours y 30 minutes

About the Guru

I am founder of Baku Free Tour. I have studied International Relations (Qafqaz University, Baku) and in particular EU-Russian studies (University of Tartu, Estonia). My two-year work experience in Gedabay Gold and Copper Mine gave me passion and enthusiasm to travel and explore regions of Azerbaijan and develop and organize alternative tours and trips. My interests include r... More

I am founder of Baku Free Tour. I have studied International Relations (Qafqaz University, Baku) and in particular EU-Russian studies (University of Tartu, Estonia). My two-year work experience in Gedabay Gold and Copper Mine gave me passion and enthusiasm to travel and explore regions of Azerbaijan and develop and organize alternative tours and trips. My interests include researching into local stories such as urban legends and myths food and culture tours, architecture. I am 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: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Red umbrella in front of KFC at Fountains Square

Title

  • Mon, 18 Jan
    11:00
  • Tue, 19 Jan
    11:00
  • Wed, 20 Jan
    11:00

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 €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (25)

Emilien about 1 year

miriam about 1 year

Great tour!

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.
Shlomo over 1 year

excellent guide!

Andrei over 1 year

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

Imrana over 1 year

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

4.8(25) Ratings

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 €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.8(25) Ratings