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Exploring Mugam

Countries: Baku
Period from: April - November
Duration: 1 days, nights
Tour category: Cultural
Price from: 65 $
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Meeting in hotel on reception. Start exploring Baku. Panorama of the city presented to the height of the mountainous part of a television tower clearly gives an idea of the contrasts and the extent of Baku, the horseshoe bay of Baku. The city is shaped like an amphitheater, descending down to the Caspian Sea. Tour covers the central part of the city showing the most interesting historical and architectural sites.

Visiting of "Old Town” or “Inner City”. The territory of ”Inner City” - 22 hectares, which represents a small fraction of the total area of Baku (44,000 hectares). However, the concentration of architectural and historical monuments, dictates the need for this excursion into a separate and make this part of Baku, perhaps the most interesting to explore. Maiden Tower (XII century), Palace of Shirvanshahs (XV century), Castle Synyk Gala, Caravan Saray, Juma Mosque - this is not a complete list of attractions of the old Baku.

Visiting international Mugham Centre 

Azeri Mugham - a traditional style of narrative folk music - was recognized by UNESCO in 2003 as being one of the 'Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity' .

The construction of the building started in April, 2005. The center covers 7,500 square meters and has 3 stories. The design of the building was based on elements and shapes of Tar, Azerbaijani musical instrument used in performing Mugham. The center also has a club, restaurant, study halls and record studios. The official opening of the International Mugham Center took place on December 27, 2008. The center hosts mugham festivals, concerts, recitals of various singers and performers

In the evening we will have a dinner with national meals and Mugham music in  one of city restaurants.




Tour Price

Number of PersonsPrice per person
1$259
2$156
3$131
4$111
6$92
8$86
10$79
12$75
14$71
16$71
20$67
25$66
30$65

Itinerary & Map

Baku

Map

DAYS SITES DISTANCE, KM/ML TIME IN TRAFFIC +/-
Day 1Baku City Tour- / --- min

Visa

Visa upon arrival in International Airports of Azerbaijan can be obtained only by Turkish, Israel, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore citizens. Citizens of other countries have to obtain visa before arrival through consulates of Azerbaijan around the world. To obtain tourist visa to Azerbaijan you will need an official Letter of Invitation (LOI) or Tourist Voucher from our travel agency. Procedures and prices are different and depend of citizenship and consulate location. Please contact with our managers at list 6 weeks before to arrange our visa to Azerbaijan.

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Practical Information

Foreign exchange market information is the exchange rates can be obtained by clicking the following link: http://www.cbar.az/  
Local currency: Manat  
Recommended currency for exchange: USD or EURO.  
Where to exchange currency: at the airport guide will give exact information on where and how to exchange cash in the local currency.  
Availability of ATMs: only in major cities.  
Accepting Credit Cards: only in major cities.  

Сontacts:   

  
Anna Kamayeva   
Incoming Department Leading Specialist 

15, Nakhchivani str., Jupiter Plaza
Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ 1065
Tel: (+99412) 4379090, ext.218 
Mobile:(+99450) 2951156
Email:incoming2@exploreazerbaijan.com    
Skype: exploreazerbaijan 

Keywords: tours to Azerbaijan, excursions in Baku Azerbaijan, mugam in Azerbaijan, azerbaijani mugam, mugam center in Baku 

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