About the city

The capital of Azerbaijan located on the Absheron peninsula on the coast of the Caspian Sea is a fascinating city combining both Asian and European Influences, and both traditions and modernity. Baku is one of the most fast-growing city in Eurasia thanks to the oil and gas ressources of the country. There are definitely many things to see in the city, which mild climate in the autumn allows staying outside both at day and night time. The best way to feel Baku ambiance is to walk around the city. Among the must see in the city we can enumerate the Fountains Square and Nizami Street, pleasant pedestrianized areas to stroll. The16km long Baku Boulevard is a favorite place for locals, expats and visitors to promenade, rest and chat throughout the day and evening. The old city of Baku (Icheri Sheher), is an other area of the city worth your attention and time. Baku offers to its guests many cultural and historical places to visit, as well as a rich nightlife offer with its numerous restaurants, cafés and bars. The shopping in Baku is very interesting as well, with many international brands are represented in the city, and discounts are largely practiced.

Local cuisine
You can experience the local dishes in many traditional restaurants of the city, as well as have meals from European, Asian, Continental and other cuisines...the restaurants of the city will for sure satisfy any tastes.

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