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Things to Do In Azerbaijan

  • Marvel at the 12th century Maiden Tower, one of the most popular historical icons of the country, located in the capital city of Baku.
  • Visit the Palace of Shirvans – a stunning masterpiece of medieval architecture dating back to the mid-15th century.
  • Discover the fire temple of Ateshgah, known for its natural oil fires.
  • Explore Gobustan – one of the first known centres of human civilization. Declared as a UNESCO site, Gobustan features more than 60,000 mountain carvings.
  • Head to the world famous Naftalan resort, known for its Naftalan oil that has unique healing qualities.
  • Azerbaijan is home to the maximum number of mud volcanoes in the world! Thousands flock Azerbaijan every year to catch a glimpse of these impressive mud volcanoes. 
  • Check out the astonishing and unique modern architecture of Baku, including breath-taking landmarks such as the Flame Tower, the Crystal Hall, the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, and more.
  • Explore Azerbaijan’s Sheki city, considered to be one of the oldest settlements in the Caucasus, and is known for its silk trade, history, and architecture.
  • Enjoy a cruise on the Caspian Sea, the largest lake on the planet!
  • Take a stroll in Baku’s city centre or the Fountain Square in downtown Baku, and explore the numerous theatres, jazz clubs, restaurants, opera halls, pubs, boutiques, and traditional tea houses.
  • Savour mouth-watering local Azeri dishes mostly made using mutton, chicken and beef.
  • Marvel at the 12th century Maiden Tower, one of the most popular historical icons of the country, located in the capital city of Baku.
  • Visit the Palace of Shirvans – a stunning m...
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