Puppet Theatre, Baku

Puppet Theatre, Baku

The Baku Puppet Theatre, or to give it its full title, the Abdulla Shaig Azerbaijan State Puppet Theatre, is an enchanting cultural venue for young visitors. Built in 1910 by Polish architect Józef Płoszko, it was originally a cinema called “Phenomenon” and was later transformed into a theatre known as “Satyragite”. Since 1931, the venue has been a puppet theatre, entrancing generations of kids with puppets in all shapes, sizes and colors.

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Sight Name: Puppet Theatre
Sight Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Baku Kids Tour  

Walking Tours in Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku Cultural Venues Tour

Baku Cultural Venues Tour

Over the course of its long history, Azerbaijan has given rise to a lot of talented figures in areas such areas as art, music, carpet making and architecture. To discover their immense contribution to the country’s rich culture, make a visit to one of the great concert halls, theatres, art centres and museums around the city listed on this tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Baku Kids Tour

Baku Kids Tour

Baku is a very friendly city which welcomes families as well as adult travelers. In fact, there are lots of fun places for children to visit here, such as entertainment centers, musical fountains and candy stores. The highlight of the city for most kids is a visit to the Baku Aqua Park. Take our tour to discover the best family-oriented sites in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Baku Places of Worship Tour

Baku Places of Worship Tour

While Azerbaijan is a predominantly Islamic country, there are also a number of Catholic and Orthodox churches in Baku, as well as Jewish synagogues. The city is most famous for its old mosques, which go all the way back to the 11th Century and are Baku’s top attraction for many visitors. Take our Places of Worship tour to see all the most prominent sacred sites in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Baku Daily Life Tour

Baku Daily Life Tour

Modern Baku is a city of great contrasts – rich in culture and history, it has managed to combine old Islamic traditions with contemporary lifestyles. Visitors can get a real sense of this atmosphere by taking our Daily Life Tour of Baku’s splendid cafes, parks, cinemas and theatres, where locals live their daily lives.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Baku Art Galleries Tour

Baku Art Galleries Tour

Azerbaijan has a fantastic cultural heritage that goes back generations to the age of antiquity. Here in Baku numerous galleries display the work of both established and up and coming artists. Take our tour to see the best artworks in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Baku Monuments Tour

Baku Monuments Tour

The city of Baku is famous for its beautiful architecture, but the Azerbaijani capital is also home to numerous remarkable statues and monuments. Created over the course of the last century, these monuments adorn parks and squares throughout the city. They are dedicated to national figures such as poets, writers, dramatists, philosophers and politicians. Take our tour to see the best monuments and statues in Baku.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km