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