This is a 10-day tour exploring the Jewish history and heritage of Azerbaijan, including visits to top-rated museums, ancient synagogues, UNESCO world heritage sites, and more.
The tour offers visit Ashkenazy synagogue of Baku- In 1946, a building of former depot of the civil defense on the corner of Korganov (now Rasul Rza) and Pervomayskaya (now Dilara Aliyeva) Streets in a semi-basement place was allocated for the present synagogue.The building was repaired and re-equipped for needs of communities together with a community of Georgian Jews of Azerbaijan. Two praying halls were built there: a big one for the Ashkenazi Jews and a small one for Georgian Jews.
Caucasus Azerbajan Jewish Heritage Tour, with duration of 10 days includes Baku, Nakhchivan, Sheki, and Guba offers an oportunity to explore the Jewish traces and top sightseeing places of Azerbaijan.
Travel with an expert! Come join me on a fascinating tour of Baku's Jewish history that combines an overview introduction to the city with a tour of all 4 of Baku's history synagogue locations + its historic Jewish Quarter. As a researcher/historian of Jewish history in Azerbaijan and a native English speaker (וגם עברית), you'll get the best quality experience possible.
This is a walking tour to discover the reflection of Baku’s past and hear about oil barons of the first oil boom era and their quest for personal glory and fame. The tour offers insider's guide to urban exploration about social, cultural, political aspect of every-day life in Baku with background of stories based on real life of oil barons from late 19th and early 20th century as well as soviet and modern times. The tour highlights how oil changed Baku as as the new generation of the first era of oil boom assumed their social responsibility for a change in an oriental conventional Muslim society. You will hear stories about Azerbaijan’s dilemma of East vs. West, oil barons’ hunger for personal glory and fame, Influence of Polish architects, change and continuity through times under imperial Russia, Soviet and Independent Azerbaijan.