To feel the pulse of Baku life, join the passeggiata along pedestrianised Nizami Street with its out-door chandelier lamps, limestone-faced buildings and crowds of good humoured window shoppers. Continue into Fountains Square, an outdoor social hub with shady areas, curious statuary, a merry-go-round and plenty of cafes, shops and restaurants. On special occasions the […]
Forming an unmissable icon on the Baku skyline from miles around, the Flame Towers are a trio of sinuous, blue-glass skyscrapers whose 30+ storey curves really do resemble vast flames, especially during a remarkable nightly light show. They stand across the road from a peaceful ridgetop park which has a sombre significance as a […]
This unique stone tower is one of the great enigmas of architectural archaeology. Powerfully built and still very sturdy, experts still disagree as to its original function – A fortress? A fire temple? A beacon? And the legends surrounding the name are as entertainingly varied. Interesting audio-visual displays within examine these questions but the […]
Old stone domes, pillars, archways and tree-shaded courtyards echo with exotic oriental legends in Baku’s 15th-century royal palace. Built when Baku was the royal capital of the Shirvan kingdom, it has been meticulously restored as a visitor attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Just five minutes’ walk from Icharishahar metro station, it’s right […]
IMEX is one of the most important trade exhibition in the world for meetings, conventions, events and incentive travel. It attracts all types of service providers who have something to offer for events such as hotels, incentive and event agencies, convention centers, meeting and conference planners, event companies and many more. Among visitors are […]
Baku is looking forward to welcoming you to the IAPH Conference 2018 The alluring capital city of Azerbaijan – Baku – is enthusiastic about hosting a diverse and thought-provoking programme at the IAPH Baku 2018 World Ports Conference from 8-11 May. The 2018 IAPH World Ports Conference will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. The […]
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race that has been held for the first time in 2017. It is held on the Baku City Circuit, a street circuit in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The first Formula One race at the circuit, in 2016, was named the European Grand Prix. The winner […]
AITF is the main event in Azerbaijan’s fast growing tourism market attracting a large number of international participants and trade visitors from year-to-year becoming the ‘hub’ for the tourism industry of the entire Caspian region. It is where important meetings are organised, partnership agreements are concluded, new programs and destinations are announced.
location Azerbaijan, located on the western edge of the Caspian Sea, sits at the crossroad between East and West, Asia and Europe. Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 meters below sea level, which […]
A country is more than a sum of its monuments and museums. Much of what you’ll remember are the intangible experiences that come from idle wanderings and personal interactions. Fresh, friendly and ever-fascinating, Baku offers countless opportunities for such human-scale discoveries.