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Why Visit the Capital of Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan's capital, is the largest city in the Caucasus. Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, it is the largest port on the Caspian Sea and is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Baku is a city of ancient history and was first mentioned in the "Book of The Dead" 3500 years BC. During the Soviet era, it was a seaside vacation destination and popular for its spas.

Today Baku is a unique blend of historic legacy and architecture and a modern megapolis. Explore the picturesque Old City (Icheri Shekher), the new boom-town and the Soviet-built town makeup Baku. Walk down the cobbled streets, narrow alleys and ancient buildings of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old City that are the undoubted highlight for visitors to Baku.

Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Baku is the largest city and port on the Caspian Sea and is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Popular sites we recommend to visit during a Baku tour are: the Maiden Tower, the Shirvanshahs Palace, the Medieval Caravanserai, as well as the Ancient Market Square of Baku.

Apart from interesting cultural experiences, Baku offers about 30 museums, 7 theaters, a philharmonic society as well as restaurants renowned for the delicious cuisine of Azerbaijan.

Visit Baku, the city of winds, and you are sure to be in for a cultural, historic and gastronomic treat.

Best Things to Do in Baku, Azerbaijan

  • Traverse the Icheri Shekher old town
  • Check out the Maiden Tower
  • Visit the Shirvanshahs Palace

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