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Baku, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Bad experience-20th century type service. Long & disorganized waiting lines. We left after an hour wait not taking the ride at all. Car leaving every 30min even though the ride takes less than 5min (& 20 min operator's smoking break)

Thank Hanna-Ephy
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The lines are long. Orderly queuing was non existent. The ride itself saves you some stairs. The views at the top are ok but you need to look around a little.

Thank Sbiral360
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The operator of the funicular spends most of his time smoking. The funicular only operates every hour as it syncronises with a tram coming in the other direction. It costs 1 Manat per person. The operator is grumpy and lazy and often leaves people behind...More

1  Thank Mardent347
Reviewed 15 June 2018

A perfect alternative to climbing numerous ladders to the observation deck of the city. This completely modern facility is one of the notable sights of Baku. It operates from 10 to 22 hours, Monday is a day off, walks with an interval of 10-20 minutes.

1  Thank TripperBaku
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Its written everywhere that its free but its not. They take 01 Manat for it and don't even issue any ticket. I believe it will go in someone's pocket instead of government. Anyhow, it works once an hour and even that is not compulsory so...More

2  Thank FSheryar
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Fairmont Flame Towers Hotel whilst at BMX World Championships in June 2018. Railway is great way to get up and down hill from water front to hotel. 1AZM each way. Be warned, closed Monday and final train often before advertised closing time with...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We stayed at the Baku Flame Towers so this was a godsend. The ride is very cheap and quick. But, the staff will hold you for ten minutes for no apparent reason, stopping you getting on the tram. Runs from 10 to 8 in evening....More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

For 1 whole Manat (each way) its worth every 82p for a return fare A modern clean and smooth ride to the Flame 🔥 Towers and the equally impressive views back down to the City. There isn’t much to do at the top. There is...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

For 1 manat each way, the furnicular is worth the amount. The view from the top is amazing. Not too sure about the frequency but mine started in 10 minutes and I took the stairs on the way back. But recommend it for an experience.

Thank TravelDiaries_Pulkit
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Baku Funicular is a great place to visit and use. But when we approached to the lower station there was a bunch of people. A group was waiting, but there is NO INFO about departure time, frequency and cost of travel. So at the entrance...More

2  Thank Ka T
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