Baku Religious Sites Tour
From 280 ₼
The city of Baku has always been international. The multiculturalism of the city has not bypassed its religious component - Baku has been and remains the most poly-confessional city in the Caucasus. The majority of the population, of course, are ethnic Muslims, but for other representatives of the religions of Abrahamism, the city has always been hospitable and dear.
Our company organizes an exclusive tour of spiritual Baku. It begins with a sightseeing tour of the Old City, where guests get acquainted with the prominent historical temples of the capital: the Mohammed Mosque, the Seyid Yahya Mosque, the Juma Mosque, the ruins of the chapel of St. Bartholomew, Church of St. Nicholas.
After that, a trip around the city in a comfortable car begins. The trip includes a visit to the synagogue of Ashkenazi Jews, the Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Mother of God, the Catholic Church of St. Mary, the Muslim temple "Bibi Heybat" - the oldest mosque in Absheron and a visit to the youngest and largest mosque in the country "Heydar Mosque".
Having visited these wonderful places, it will become obvious to everyone that the spirit of faith in the One God is one of the main factors in the unity of Azerbaijanis, regardless of their ethnic origin and religious denomination.
The oldest mosque in the Old City. The oldest existing monument of architecture of Icherisheher, built 1000 years ago.
The temple was built about 500 years ago. Named after the great Sufi master, one of the elders of the Hurufi order. Sayyid Yahya is famous for accurately predicting his own death.
The main cathedral mosque of the Old City. The current temple. Founded in the 14th century. Restored in the 19th century.
Ruins of the foundation of one of the oldest churches in Azerbaijan. It was named after one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. Saint Bartholomew was executed in front of the Maiden's Tower. Subsequently, a temple was erected on the site of his execution.
The Orthodox Church of the 18th century was rebuilt by the Bolsheviks at the beginning of the formation of Soviet power in Azerbaijan.
Jewish temple of Ashkenazi Jews in the early 20th century.
Orthodox Church. The main of the three operating in Baku. Administration of the Russian Diocese of the Orthodox Church of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Catholic temple. A striking example of modern Baku architecture.
The oldest Muslim temple of the Absheron Peninsula. 9th c. Named after a woman who was revered as a saint.
The largest and youngest (2014) mosque in Azerbaijan.
- Tour Category: Exclusive Tours
- Minimum number of people: 1
- Included: Professional English speaking guide, transfer from the hotel and back to the hotel, lunch, comfortable car with seat belts and air conditioner.
- Excluded: Personal expenses.
- Note: For guests staying in the Old Town, the collection point is in front of the Double Gates of the Old City. You can also replace meals during the tour with a vegetarian menu by prior warning. Meals or drinks not included in the menu can be ordered for an additional fee.