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Visit Baku

Love castles, culture, and churches? Get away to Baku!

Venture to top sights like Fountain Square as you discover Baku—an area also notable for its historic sites.

Where to stay in Baku

Well recommended spot for an Azerbaijani breakfast...and if you are so inclined, the pomegranate wine is an excellent finisher

Baku Old Town

4.5/5Wonderful!(26 area reviews)

Unique features of Baku Old Town include the historic sites and restaurants. Make a stop by Maiden's Tower or Baku City Circuit while you're exploring the area.

Baku Old Town

Top Hotels in Baku

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
Khagani Rustamov Street 4C, Khatai District, Baku
¥8,757
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23

Located in the heart of Baku, this luxury hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Azure Shopping Center and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Fountain Square. Caspian Sea and Baku ...

4.3/5Excellent! (141 reviews)

"all was good and well done, breakfast really good, pool very nice"…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection
Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers
Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers
5 out of 5
1a Mehdi Huseyn Str, Sebail District, Flame Towers, Baku
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
¥16,800
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Located in the heart of Baku, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, Palace of the Shirvan Shahs, and Sabir Park. Nizami ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (268 reviews)

"Outstanding! Beautiful spacious rooms and amazing views. Within walking distance of many of the sights"…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019

Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers
Hilton Baku
Hilton Baku
5 out of 5
1B Azadlig Ave, Baku
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
¥11,935
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

This family-friendly Baku hotel is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Baku City Circuit and 28 Mall. Fountain Square and Maiden's Tower are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (239 reviews)

"The hotel has an excellent services and not far from downtown square"…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Hilton Baku

Popular things to do in Baku

Baku City Circuit
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Baku City Circuit

4.5/5(42 reviews)

You can learn about the history of Baku with a stop at Baku City Circuit. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Nizami Museum
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Nizami Museum

4.5/5(17 reviews)

You can study the exhibits at Nizami Museum, a museum with a storied past, during your travels to Sabayil. While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center
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Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center

5/5(25 reviews)

Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center is just one of the places to see in Baku, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? While you're in the area, stroll along the seaside.

Top activities in Baku

Gabala Group Tour
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Gabala Group Tour

¥4,648

Azerbaijan’s top provincial holiday centre, Gabala is a string of flashy new hotels and a burgeoning ski resort spread up into the foothills of some glorious forested mountains. Tour Program Pickup from hotel Visit to Shamakhi Juma Mosque.

Fire Worshippers & Eternal Fire Group Tour
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Fire Worshippers & Eternal Fire Group Tour

¥2,594

The Baku Ateshgah was a pilgrimage and philosophical centre of Zoroastrians from Northwestern Indian Subcontinent, who were involved in trade with the Caspian area via the famous “Grand Trunk Road”. The four holy elements of their belief were: ateshi (fire), badi (air), abi (water), and heki (earth).

Baku Full Day Tour
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Baku Full Day Tour

¥3,351

Discover all that Baku and its surroundings have to offer on this full-day tour. See the prehistoric petroglyphs at Gobustan National Park, learn about the mud volcanoes and their healing properties, visit the Zoroastrian fire temple of Ateshgah, explore the fire mountain of Yanardag, and admire the architecture of Baku's modern city center.

Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan Group Tour
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Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan Group Tour

¥2,486

Gobustan National Park is a State Reserve which is located in the west of the settlement of Gobustan, about 40 miles southwest of the centre of Baku and was established in 1966 when the region was declared as a national historical landmark of Azerbaijan in an attempt to preserve the ancient carvings, mud volcanoes and gas-stones in the region.

BAKU LIGHTS Night Tour
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BAKU LIGHTS Night Tour

¥2,702

Cover the highlights of Baku on this after-hours evening tour, which shows you the glittering lights of the city after dark. Explore a mix of old and new, getting an in-depth introduction to both modern and traditional sides of the city.

Rock Arts and Old Baku
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Rock Arts and Old Baku

¥8,426

The tour begins at the Entrance Gates of Old Baku (in front of Gosha Gala Gapisi). It will take approximately 45 minutes to get to Gobustan Undersky Museum (55 km). You will be acquainted with: • Museum Building - archeological exhibits, life style of Primary Humans in Gobustan.

Reviews of Baku

4.5

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Norman

Jan 6, 2020

Baku city is modern city with amazing buildings. Boulevard is perfect you can walk whole day.

5/5 - Excellent

Norman

Jan 6, 2020

Baku city is new modern city. It is like mixed up Dubai with Europe cities

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 15, 2019

A good city and its people are kind and friendly, but most of the population does not know the English language, which makes it difficult to communicate with foreign tourists often. Also, I liked it as a very safe city

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 8, 2019

We had an excellent tour guide with us for 3 days. He was very friendly and hospitable and wanted to make sure we had the best experience. Some locals treat tourists differently, but our tour guide was making sure that we got equal treatment.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 29, 2019

Excellent place to visit lots to do and great architecture within the old city and the mix of modern buildings ... shopping is all high end

3/5 - Okay

Alex

Nov 13, 2019

Beautiful city. Very polluted ..