Baku is the capital, largest city and one of the most exciting tourist destinations in Azerbaijan, which is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, 28 meters below sea level with a population of 5 million and covers an area of 2,200 square km.
Baku is home to both ancient landmarks and modern architecture, featuring a blend of the old & new, from institutions that preserve the country’s cultural identity to iconic monuments, dancing fountains and bustling shopping hotspots. It has become an important venue for international events as it hosted the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in 2012, the 2015 European Games, 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, the F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix since 2016 and the final of the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League. Baku is also a large scientific, cultural, and industrial center of Azerbaijan.
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Baku is a year-round destination thanks to great indoor attractions and activities. Winter is cool, wet and the temperature drops to as low as -20°C. Whereas the Caspian Sea keeps summer manageable but it can be hot, humid and the temperature can hit 40°C. Hence, we can advise you with the best time to visit is between (April to June) and from (September to November). During these months you will avoid the 40°C summers and sub-zero winters. As well as, the mountains turn into a carpeted with wildflowers when snows melt.
Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (IATA: GYD ICAO: UBBB) is one of the six international airports serving Azerbaijan which is located 20 kilometers northeast of Baku. It consists of two terminals, two cargo and handles approximately 1 million passengers a year.
Fountains Square. It’s a large public square in downtown Baku with numerous fountains of different kinds, a lot of cafés, many boutiques, restaurants, shops and hotels where you can hang out and sit for some quality time.
Baku Boulevard is a nicely paved extensive boulevard by the shore in which you can stroll in the city. It is one of the best places you could have some ice cream and coffee from all the cafés.
Old City ( Icheri Sheher) is a unique historical ensemble in the center of Baku, which is full of history and interesting architecture where you can enjoy the Azerbaijani atmosphere, cuisine and shops.
Gobustan National Park & Mud Volcanoes is one of Azerbaijan’s most popular sights attracting thousands of tourists annually. It is a hill and mountain site in the southeast end of the Caucasus mountain ridge in Azerbaijan. It is also a place where you will learn about the history of ancient civilization and petroglyphs found in this area.
Baku Ferris Wheel, also known as Devil’s Wheel, is a Ferris wheel in the Seaside National Park of Baku. You can enjoy an amazing 360-view of the city from the top of it.
Maiden Tower is a historical monument and a bright symbol of Azerbaijan architecture dating back to the 9th century, located in the southeastern corner of Baku’s Old City. The UNESCO-listed tower as an icon of Azerbaijan and inspiration for many poems, plays, and ballet.
Give into a stay in the best luxury Baku hotels such as Four Seasons Hotel Baku that overlooks the Caspian Sea and Baku Old Town district. As well as, JW Marriott Absheron Baku that is a 7-minute walk from Baku Central Station and 0.3 km from Freedom Square.
Staying in Baku hotels means you don't have to compromise style or comfort, we’ve picked you the best budget hotels in Baku such as Hotel Emerald that is 0.8 km from Koroglu Metro Station and 1.7 km from Neftchilar Metro Station. Also, Bosfor Hotel Baku is 1 km from Nariman Narimanov Metro Station and 1.4 km from Bakmil Metro Station.
Additionally, you can capture the vibrancy of the beach at Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection as it is 4 km from Maiden Tower and 3.8 km from Ganjlik Mall. Besides, you can stay in Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers that is 0.2 km from Upland Park and 0.6 km from Azerbaijan State Museum of Art.
You can’t get any more central than downtown, where you'll find Hilton Baku right near The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan and Fountains Square and Intourist Hotel Baku Autograph Collection is 0.3 km from Baku Ferris Wheel and 1 km from Philharmony Park.
1- Which hotels in Baku have pleasant scenery?
2-What are the best hotels in Baku for couples or honeymooners?
3- What are the best hotels in Baku good for families?
4- Which hotels in Baku are closest to Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center?
5- Which localities in Baku are famous to stay in?
The most popular areas in Baku are Sabayil, Baku City Circuit and Nasimi.
6- What are the best hotels in Baku near Flame Towers?
7- What are the best pet-friendly hotels in Baku?
Food in Destination will be costing around 22.03 SAR.
Baku is dealing in AZN, so make sure to budget your home currency accordingly to AZN rate.