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Baku Travel Guide, Azerbaijan

Overview of Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan is one of the most popular tourist sites of Asia as it includes spectacular structures such as the Maiden's Tower. Madein's tower is located in old city of Baku and is considered as a premium attraction of this place because along with three fire signs it symbolizes Baku town. Tourists can get an extensive and awe inspiring view of the entire town from the top of Madein's tower.

Gobustan Rock Art is one of the most popular historic sites of this area. This place includes the world’s best cemetery that is Martyrs' Lane.

Tourists can enjoy walking in the historic area of this place that is Oil-Boomtown to enjoy sightseeing to the fullest. The palace of the Shirvanshahs is one of the most popular castle and a must visit for all the tourists coming this region every year. Tourists can boost up their sightseeing pleasure by visiting the amazing museums such as Nizami Museum of Literature showcasing literature work. A vacation in Baku is incomplete without exploring Baku's Old Town as this place is home to several historical attractions and old buildings. Fountain Square in Baku, Azerbaijan is also one of the most popular sightseeing attractions of this region.

Baku Shopping

Baku is a popular shopping destination for shoppers throughout the world as it is home to some of the most major markets such as Continental, Citimart, New World x 2, Sevimildad, and Lider. Tourists can shop for discounted goods from the local shops and local vendors of this place. In order to know more of the cultural and historical legacy of Baku, tourists can buy dictionaries, travel guides, historical books, cultural books and novels from the English book store called Chiraq Bookstore. Baku is well renowned for having the most skilled carpet makers in the world and so one can shop for excellent gift items, mementos, artistic materials and souvenirs to remind them of their holiday in Baku.

One can expect delectable dining experience from the world class clubs and food joints of this place such as The Universal Club which is a bar cum restaurant and is the perfect place to enjoy European cuisine while listening to live music. Club Filarmonie is the perfect place to get an unforgettable clubbing experience as here one can enjoy folk dance performances. Tourists can head over to the Caravan Saray to get best dining experience and live music. Those craving for affordable dining experience in Baku can visit the Patio Club which specializes in offering cheap dishes to the guests.

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Baku City Ratings

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