Excursion in Baku
Excursion Baku - Сapital of Azerbaijan
City tour begins with a visit to the Upland Park.
Upland Park is located on a hill in the western part of the city. This is the best place to see the city and the Baku Bay. The architecture of the capital is very eclectic; it is a combination of different styles and influences such as barocco, classicism and modern architecture, both Eastern and Western.
The rout covers the downtown an shows the most interesting historical and architectural sights.
The tourists will visit and see the Flag Square, a new Carpet Museum - design of the building is distinguished by its originality as the museum is built in the form of a folded carpet; stroll through the Baku promenade, enjoy the look of the House of Government, the Philharmonic Theatre named after M. Magomayev, the Baku Mayor's office and will visit the "Governor's garden."
Then the tour will continue visiting the "old city" that had preserved and walls and narrow cobbled streets till our days...
A number of the Soviet-time movies were shot here. Tourists will see the main attractions of the Old City, including the Palace of the Shirvan Shahs (XV cent), the symbol of the city - Maiden Tower (IX cent), Karvansarays, mosques etc.
We will continue our excursion visiting Cultural Center named after Heydar Aliyev.
Heydar Aliyev Center is a cultural center, projected as a complex structure that includes the auditorium (convention center), a museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices.
The design of the building is also notable for the fact that neither in the interior or exterior of the building has any angles.
The project of the center was designed by the winner of Pritzker prize and internationally recognized architect Zaha Hadid.