Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, is a city where history and modernity converge. This Vlog takes viewers through the Old City’s heritage sites, introduces the local cuisine, and showcases the city’s contemporary art and seaside boulevard. Baku’s unique blend of tradition and innovation makes it a captivating destination for travelers seeking both the charm of the past and the excitement of the future. Join me in this series of vlogs to discover the enchanting city of Baku!

Baku’s unique blend of historical sites, modern architecture, and natural wonders make it a fascinating destination for any traveler.

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Here are some top places to visit:

1. Icherisheher (Old City)

Explore the historic core of Baku, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its narrow streets, ancient walls, and significant landmarks like the Maiden Tower and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs.

2. Maiden Tower

This iconic 12th-century tower offers panoramic views of Baku and a glimpse into the city’s rich history.

3. Palace of the Shirvanshahs

A 15th-century palace complex that’s a masterpiece of medieval architecture.

4. Flame Towers

Modern skyscrapers that dominate Baku’s skyline, known for their flame-shaped design and nightly light shows.

5. Baku Boulevard

A scenic promenade along the Caspian Sea, perfect for a relaxing walk, offering beautiful views, parks, and entertainment options.

6. Heydar Aliyev Center

An architectural marvel designed by Zaha Hadid, known for its flowing, curved lines and innovative design.

7. Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Discover the rich tradition of Azerbaijani carpet weaving in this uniquely designed building shaped like a rolled carpet.

8. Yanar Dag (Burning Mountain)

A natural gas fire that blazes continuously on a hillside, a fascinating natural phenomenon.

9. Ateshgah Fire Temple

An ancient Zoroastrian fire temple that was a place of pilgrimage and worship.

10. Bibi-Heybat Mosque

A beautiful reconstruction of a historic mosque, known for its stunning architecture and spiritual significance.

11. Gobustan National Park

Home to ancient rock carvings, mud volcanoes, and archaeological artifacts, offering a glimpse into prehistoric life.

12. Nizami Street

A vibrant shopping street with a wide array of shops, cafes, and restaurants, perfect for strolling and people-watching.

13. Martyrs’ Lane

A solemn memorial dedicated to those who died in the fight for Azerbaijan’s independence, offering panoramic views over Baku and the Caspian Sea.

BAKU 1: I visit the CENTER and try some delicious LOCAL FOOD

BAKU 2: I tried one of THE BEST RESTAURANTS for traditional BREAKFAST

DOLMA RESTAURANT: https://maps.app.goo.gl/8yx4FZUqxdrr5G5P9?g_st=ic

BAKU 3: I visit MILI PARK and the CARPET MUSEUM

“Welcome back to my Azerbaijan adventure! In this video, we’ll explore the vibrant city of Baku, In this video I bring you to:

MILLI PARK

The history of Mili Park dates back to the early 20th century. It was originally developed in 1909 when the municipal authorities of Baku decided to create a public park along the seashore. The park was part of a broader urban development plan aimed at modernizing Baku and providing its residents with a place for leisure and relaxation.

CARPET MUSEUM

The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, located in Baku, is a renowned institution dedicated to the preservation, study, and display of Azerbaijani carpets and weaving traditions. The museum is a cultural landmark and one of the most visited attractions in the city.

BAKU 4: A NICE DAY TOUR of BAKU for a VERY CHEAP PRICE

Explore the ancient wonders of Gobustan on this exciting tour from Baku! Just 64 kilometers southwest of the city, Gobustan is home to remarkable rock carvings, or petroglyphs, dating back to the Upper Paleolithic era. Discover scenes of prehistoric life, marvel at the region’s unique mud volcanoes, and learn about Azerbaijan’s rich cultural heritage at the Gobustan Museum. Join us for an unforgettable journey through history and nature in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t miss out on this captivating adventure!

BAKU TOUR

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my-trip-to-azerbaijan-bakuVisiting Baku, Azerbaijan, is an incredibly enriching experience. This fascinating city offers a perfect blend of historical monuments and delightful culinary discoveries. Walking through the streets of Baku, you can marvel at the stunning architecture of landmarks like the Flame Towers and the Maiden Tower, which seamlessly blend the ancient with the modern. The city's vibrant food scene is equally impressive, with a variety of local dishes that will tantalize your taste buds. From savoring traditional Azerbaijani cuisine at cozy restaurants to exploring bustling markets filled with fresh produce and spices, Baku promises a journey of cultural and gastronomic delight.

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