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Baku: Itineraries & tips

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"Baku is not all of Azerbaijan and it is more like Dubai or Turkey (visit Turkey itineraries) than Europe."djaunter.com
"Baku is truly a blend of old and new, with an Old Town that dates back to the middle ages."ashleyabroad.com
"Baku is built on oil and natural gas, and at many points around the city uncontrollable fires rage when those gases are lit."chasingthedonkey.com
"Baku is a real mix between east and west, between old and new, between rich and poor."beenaroundtheglobe.com
"Baku is actually filled with loads of backpacker hostels and tour groups abound."againstthecompass.com
"Baku is proud to show Azerbaijan's oil and gas riches with modern buildings and luxury hotels."travelwithpedro.com

Northeast Azerbaijan

Bakus location

Baku at a glance

Capital
Historic
Culture
Architecture
Food
Very Touristic
Desert

1,120,000

Population

3-4 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Baku

Airports:

Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD)

About Baku

Baku is a big city (Azerbaijan) with 1,116,513 inhabitants. Baku is in center Azerbaijan. Adore the beautiful beaches at Baku. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan. Baku gives you the possibility to relax after a long city walk next toby a lake.

Things to do

Baku is one of the most interesting capital cities you can visit. Sure, it might not elicit the same response as Paris, Rome or Du

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#8 Explore the Old Town

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Baku’s historic core, the walled Old City or Icherisheher, is a must-visit in Azerbaijan (see itineraries). This guide to Baku Old City shows you 15

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15 things to do in Old City Baku

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Panoramic view of Baku - the capital of Azerbaijan (see itineraries) located by the Caspian See shore. Azerbaijan’s capital boasts ancient architect

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Eat & drink

This small cafe became one of our favorite places to eat out when we stayed in the Azeri capital. Araz Cafe is a cozy place with f

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Baku has an absolutely incredible food scene, and tasting the local cuisine is a must-do during your time in this city. Here are s

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We bought fresh berries, black bread, yogurt, caviar, deli meat and tea for breakfast from the supermarket. These were delicious a

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food court

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Worth to visit

You can read more about my view of Azerbaijan in the general overview page here ...

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General

, it was the first time I’d ever even heard of the city. I recognised the country, Azerbaijan (see itineraries), but to be honest that’s only becaus

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Azerbaijan (more about Azerbaijan) is now easier and more affordable to visit than ever before. Thanks to the convenient and easy e-visa ...

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Based within Icheri Sheher, the 15th Century Palace was built by the ruling Shahs of Shivran. The Palace is on

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Itinerary

Baku is a unique blend of old meets new, and East meets West. Though Bakuidentifies itself as Muslim,

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5 thoughts on “Cultural 7 Day Azerbaijan Itinerary”

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East and West. Old and new. Hot as hell. Baku is an interesting city which deserves at least 2 days to be seen. We loved Baku and

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Our 2 full day Baku itinerary

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It should be noted that residents of most countriesrequire a visa in order to travel to Azerbaijan (plan Azerbaijan itineraries). Ch

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Baku Itinerary: Azerbaijan Police Registration

Baku Itinerary: When to Travel to Baku

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Costs

While the rest of Azerbaijan lags behind, Baku is as incredibly expensive place to live, evidence by the designer shops and fancy

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Now the end question is how expensive Baku will be for an average tourist? the answer depends on what type of tourist you are. But

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Accommodation

From extravagant modern and luxury buildings to a historical old city and an amazing social life that covers all sorts of bars, pu

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Sahil Hostel and Hotel

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Located on Baku’s Bulvar corso at the southern corner of the Old City, it features an indoor swimming pool with

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If you care the most about these four things, then you should choose Tbilisi over Baku. ...

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