Icheri Sheher - Maiden Tower - Palace of the Shirvanshahs - The Bukhara Caravanserai - Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
Welcome to Baku, Azerbaijan. Baku is the capital city and situated in the south-western part of the Absheron Peninsula. It is also a one of the oldest and biggest cities of The East. Baku is a member of Organization of World Heritage Cities and Sister Cities International.
Meet with our local representative in the airport and Murtiâ€™s Tour have arrange a welcome brunch for you before we check in to the hotel. After check in to your hotel and have a short break, we shall start our full day city tour of Baku, including Icheri Sheher, as know as Inner city. It is the historical core of Baku. Also we will visit Shemakha Gate.
Then we will visit Maiden Tower which is noted landmark and one of Azerbaijan''s most distinctive national emblems. In December 2000, both of them became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Also, we will visit Palace of the Shirvanshahs which is the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture
At last we will see The Bukhara Caravanserai with its medieval courtyard served as a medieval inn and tavern in the 15th century while the Multani Caravanserai dates to the 14th century. Both inns were presumably built and used by merchants traveling by camel caravan from Bukhara (present-day Uzbekistan) and Multan (India). Both have since been converted into restaurants which serve traditional Azerbaijani cuisine.
At the end of the tour, before back to your hotel. we will have a dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Baku.
Today Travel Shop Turkey will lead you to see the historical art in Baku, including Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape or simply Gobustan. It is a museum dedicated to preserving the heritage of an ancient people who made drawings on nearby rock outcroppings. The figures are dated to about 10,000 years. The pictures show not only how the people lived but also now-vanished animals. Among the interesting exhibits is an inscription in Latin, telling the story of a Roman legion that was in Gobustan in the 1st century of our era written by the centurion of the legion.
Fire worshippers Temple where is the historical roots of the monument go back to the hoary past, to the days when Azerbaijan statehood was only taking shape and establishing itself and Zoroastrianism, the central part in whose ritual is played by fire, was the dominant religion in the country. The flaming torches of gas escaping from under the ground and burning in many places all over the Apsheron Peninsula were believed to have miraculous divine power.
Today dinner will be arrnaged in Karvansaray with national cuisine and national music. At the end, transfer back to hotel. Overnight at Baku.
Today is the last day of our tour, itâ€™s time to say goodbye with you. Regarding your flight departure time, we will arrange your transfer to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman for your international flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
Arrival airport transfer from Baku Airport 2 nights accommodation in Baku All breakfasts and dinners included 1 brunch on the arrival day Guided tours in ALL destinations Professional tour guide All entrance fees for all museums mentioned in the itinerary Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking private coach Return transfer to Baku Airport
Tour Does Not Include
International flight ticket Entry VISA for Azerbaijan (VISA supply letter fee is 70$ Euro per pax. It
s obtained from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Azerbaijan Republic in base of tourist voucher) Travel Insurance Alcohol beverages Personal Expenses Tip
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1 November, 2016
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