Baku

Baku, is the largest city in the Caucasus and the capital of Azerbaijan. It is on the coast of the Caspian Sea on the southern tip of the Absheron Peninsula. It’s famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid - designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens.

Baku is a modern, dynamically developing city and center of international business in the Caspian region. Hotels, banks, cinemas, theatres, aqua parks, stadiums, seaside walking avenue, parks, shopping malls, sport complexes, entertainment centers, many restaurants offering traditional food will make your stay in Baku highly enjoyable.


Best Of Baku

  • Old Baku “Icheri Shaher”
  • Seaside National Park
  • Nizami Street
  • “Little Venice” in Baku Boulevard
  • National Flag Square
  • Port Baku: The largest shopping center in the city
  • Mountain Park: With panoramic views of the city
  • and the Baku Bay.
  • The Carpet Museum: Displaying and explaining a superb collection of Azerbaijani rugs.
  • The Heydar Aliyev Centre: A symbol of modern Azerbaijan and modern Baku. 
  • Ateshgah: One of the main symbols of Azerbaijan and capital city - Baku. The Baku Ateshgah, often called the “Fire Temple of Baku” is a castle - like religious temple in Surakhani, a suburb in Baku, Azerbaijan.


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Daily Sightseeing Tours ( at an additional cost)

BAKU CITY TOUR

  • Sahidlar Hıyabandı (it's a cemetery and memorial in Baku, dedicated to those killed by the Soviet Army during Black January and later to those killed in Nagorno-Karabakh War.)
  • Highland Park
  • Flag Square (the largest city square)
  • Little Venice (A charming little complex of man-made waterways accessible on a boat. There are also some restaurants in the immediate proximity.)
  • Icere Seher & Shirvansahlar Palace (The sandstone palace complex; the residence of northeastern Azerbaijan’s ruling dynasty during the Middle Ages.) 
  • Maiden’s Tower (29 m. stone tower that is Baku’s foremost historical icon with rooftop views surveying Baku Bay and the Old City)
  • Juma Mosque
  • Nizami Street (This is a large pedestrian and shopping street in downtown Baku, named afterfamed classical poet Nizami Ganjavi.)

ABSHERON PENINSULA TOUR 

Ateshgah “Fire temple”: This temple is the most famous place of Absheron peninsula, loved by the guests of the city. The sanctuary of the eternal fire was built in the 17th century on the site of the most ancient temple of the Zoroastrians. For two centuries, it was a pilgrimage site for Hindus, Sikhs and other representatives of the exotic cults of the East.)

Yanardag ”Mount of Fire”: The natural eternal flame that bursts from the bowels of the mountain, from a depth of several kilometers over many centuries, is a unique natural phenomenon.

Haydar Aliyev Center & photo break: The architect of the building is world known Zaha Hadid, who created several exciting buildings. Here in Baku the center reminds a wave or sail. People visit several exhibitions about Heydar Aliyev (to whom the center named after), Azerbaijan and various topics.

Ganjlık Mall

GOBUSTAN & MUD VOLCANOS 

Gobustan Mountain & Museum: Located about 54 km southwest of Baku, Gobustan National Park and its ancient rock carvings provide striking evidence of how early humans interacted with their environment, perhaps even as far back as 5,000 to 10,000 years ago.

Mud Volcanos: Mud volcanoes are some of the most unique natural phenomenon on Earth. They are active, impressive and definitely worth seeing.

Bibi Heybet Mosque: It was built to honor the sister of the 7th Shiite Imam. 

GABALA TOUR 

Tufandag: Longest teleferic of the world - Whether for skiing, or just for memorable summer views of the Alpine scenery behind Gabala, jump aboard the Tufandag network of four cable cars. 

Nohurgol Lake: The lake is surrounded by a forest, you can walk around the lake. You will also experience the Yeddi Gozel (Waterfall).

QUBA & MESTIDERGAH 

Historical Museum, Nizami Park, Quba Massacre Memorial “burial site founded in 1918”, Garchrash Forest, Mestidergah.