Baku Kids Tour, Baku (Self Guided)

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.
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Baku Kids Tour Map

Guide Name: Baku Kids Tour
Guide Location: Azerbaijan » Baku (See other walking tours in Baku)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Author: ellen
Puppet Theatre

1) Puppet Theatre

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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Azerbaijan State Museum of History

2) Azerbaijan State Museum of History (must see)

Azerbaijan State Museum of History is the largest museum of Azerbaijan, located in Baku, in the former mansion of Azerbaijani oil magnate and philanthropist Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev. It was founded in 1920.

The building of the Museum was built in 1893-1902. The Italian Renaissance-style mansion is immense and takes up an entire city block. There are four floors in some parts of the building. It was designed by Polish architect Józef Gosławski. On the second floor of Taghiyev's residence, side by side there are two major ballrooms. One is based on Oriental designs (Mauritanian) style and the other, on Occidental design. The Oriental Room has enormous plate glass windows, gilded arches, highly ornamental walls, ceilings and chandeliers. The lines in the Occidental Room are more perpendicular to each other – rectangular.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm

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Musical Fountain Ag

3) Musical Fountain Ag (must see)

The Musical Fountain Ag is new musical fountain located in the National Park, which is also known as Baku Boulevard. The fountain project was designed and completed by specialists from Italy. This unique fountain features a pool laid with marble imported from Brazil and granite works featuring Japanese technology. This illuminated fountain plays works based on Tchaikovsky, Strauss and Sviridov. Another extraordinary large fountain sits opposite the musical fountain in the sea.
Baby Bom

4) Baby Bom

Baby Bom is a palace of entertainment for kids, with dozens of different play areas to choose from. Everything from slides to games to toys are available here, plus a café where parents can relax while the children have fun.
Aqua Park

5) Aqua Park (must see)

The Aqua Park is a grand complex that is the top attraction for most families visiting Baku. All kinds of delightful water features are located here, as well as a great playground and a scary “Dracula” room. Live concerts and special parties are held regularly at this fantastic family fun venue.

Walking Tours in Baku, Azerbaijan

Create Your Own Walk in Baku

Create Your Own Walk in Baku

Creating your own self-guided walk in Baku is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
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...  view more

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

Baku Museums Tour

As the cultural center of Azerbaijan, Baku home to a number of state history and art museums that preserve the country’s national culture and identity. The city also has a number of museums you won’t find anywhere else, such as the Miniature Book Museum and the Carpet Museum. Take our tour to learn about the fascinating history and achievements of Azerbaijan and see some unique exhibits.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The city of Baku in Azerbaijan attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world each year to see its unique historical and architectural monuments. The Azerbaijani capital is home to dozens of interesting memorials and statues, picturesque squares and dancing musical fountains. Take this walk to see the most alluring attractions in Baku.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 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

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Baku for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Baku has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Baku, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.