Baku Things to Do

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  • 1. Maiden Tower

    Located in the walled town (Icheri-Shekher) (inside town ) the Maiden's Tower (Gyz Galassy) is Azerbaijan's best known landmark and the de facto symbol of Baku. You can climb its eight floors and...

  • 2. Palace of the Shirvanshahs

    The Shirvan-Shah's Palace ensemble (15-16th century) was built when the Shah's capital was moved from Shemakha to Baku. This was the most prominent architectural complex in the medieval city. Some of...

  • 3. Icari Sahar

    Most of the walls surrounding the old town survive, as they were strengthened after the Russian conquest in 1806. Much of the area enclosed by these walls is closed to vehicles, with some exceptions...

  • 4. Nizami Museum of Literature

    The Nizami museum of Azeri Literature was originally built as an hotel. It fa├žade is decorated with dark blue and turquoise majolica. Inside the ogival arches are statues of outstanding Azeri writers...

  • 5. Academy of Sciences

    Originally built by local millionaire Nagiev as a tribute to his dead son and to house the Ismailia Moslem charitable society it later was later ceded to the Academy of Sciences to house its...

  • 6. Parliament

    Commission headed by the President Haydar Aliyev who is an architect of the Azerbaijani statehood prepared the Constitution of the independent Republic of Azerbaijan, which was adopted on November 12,...


    Mr. Ali Azerli is a very interesting man with many stories to tell you about Azerbaijan and many sights in and near Baku. He also has a very interesting story...

  • 9. Coolest carpets

    State Carpet Museum is definitely worth a visit! It is in the building with big columns across the street from the Boulevard where the Lenin museum used to be....

  • 10. Admiring the fountains

    One of the delights of Baku especially in summer is a walk around the fountain square. It is a splendid display of different fountain ideas and wonderful...

  • 11. Trip of a lifetime

    One of the things that the locals seem to enjoy is a pleasure boat trip. So, why not just follow them and see what happens. Lots of kids and teenagers excitedly...

  • 12. old city

    You can walk from "tarkoy", and arrive to old town, very beauty place from old years that Baku was one of Iran's cities. You can see Iranian alphabetical in...

  • 13. swimming on caspian sea

    I enjoyed times by walking on seaside, in shore that was about 30km far from city we swim in clean tidy water that I haven't seen in Iran Caspian shore. I think...

  • 14. Yacht Club

    Baku yacht Club is situated almost in the center of the world and its one of the beautiful buildings of the city .No need to say that the winds of this caspian...

  • 15. Carpet Museum

    Formerly "Lenin museum", the neo-classical building now houses the Carpet and Applied Arts Museum and above it the Theatre Museum. The Kerimov carpet collection...

  • 16. Republic Palace, named after Haydar Aliyev

    Formerly the V.I. Lenin palace of culture, then the Republic Palace, like many other places it was renamed after President Haydar Aliyev folllowing his death....

  • 17. Turkish Martyrs Monument

    A large memorial to the Turkish troops killed fighting against Russia in the early 20th century is located here, as well as the 'martyrs mosque' also built by...

  • 18. Sehitler Hiyabani (Martyrs Lane)

    Formerly the Kirov park, the space is now dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives during the war with Armenia and also to the 137 people who were...

  • 19. Cuma Mosque

    Cuma means Friday ...This mosque hosted for a long time the carpets museum, but is now back to its original use. The building you can see today dates from the...

  • 20. Government House

    Built on what was till the late 19th century a moor, used for hunting, today's government palace is nothing but the former "house of the Soviets". The...

  • 21. fontana ( Fountain Place)

    Fountain square is Baku's most fashionable area, where you go to see and be seen. The square is surrounded by sophisticated restaurants and shops. The long and...

  • 22. Iceri Sehir

    Iceri Sehir(Icheri-Shekher) means "inner city".large fortresses encounters the "inner city" The old quarter (9th century) of Baku contains with narrow streets,...

  • 23. Beautiful districts of Azerbaijan

    I have been in Azerbaijan many times, so i had enough time to travel around Azerbaijan districts with my colleques and friends...How they are beautiful and...

  • 24. Yanar Dag - Burning Mountain

    As i have read, Azerbaijan - is translated as The Country of Eternal Fire and Yanar Dag is the symbol of Azerbaijan Republic...The fire at that mountain is...

  • 25. Surroundings: Zoroastrian Temple

    A well preserved Zoroastrian Fire Temple, reccomended as one of the few sights like this outside India, lies at the outskirts of Baku.Secondly, you can "visit"...

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