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Baku Downtown 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

In Downtown 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 tranquility, 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 architectural 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 glass of local wine

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

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

Title

  • Mon, 18 Jan
    16:00
  • Tue, 19 Jan
    16:00
  • Wed, 20 Jan
    16:00

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 (10)

Karipekka about 1 year

Nice and informative tour!

Niki over 1 year

Best tour ever! Very good. We love it.

Response from Gani
Dear Niki, Thank you very much for joining us on our Baku Walking Free Tour and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Those words mean a lot for us. We'd be glad to see you back in town. Kind regards, Gani.
Kasey over 1 year

Gani was well prepared and always ready to share. It was a perspective that could only be gained through interaction with a local.

EMAN MEFTAH over 1 year

Wonderful tour, it was rich in historical information.

Tin over 1 year

Gari is, simply amazing! This tour is a must when visiting Baku!

5.0(10) 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!

5.0(10) Ratings