The city of Baku is neatly divided into the old and the new city. While the development of the capital city of Azerbaijan is carefully done to ensure the tourists face no hassles in their journey, the old city is renovated while maintaining the originality of the ancient buildings. the real beauty of Baku city that dates back as far as the 12th century lies in its wandering narrow streets, beautiful balconies with carefully crafted rose flower bunches and immaculately clean small mosques that are open for all sexes to visit.
One of the most known Baku activities is a visit to the palace of shivanshahs. Built in the early 15th century, the palace is described as a UNESCO heritage site. UNESCO even went ahead to say that the palace of Shirvanshahs is “one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture”. The brilliance of Azerbaijan architecture is not limited to the palace of Shirvanshahs only, every lane is full of architectural brilliance.
It's not just the architecture that you look for in Baku, the modern Baku is every bit a treat to eyes. The city is beautified with exemplary landscapes, well-maintained parks, high-rise buildings, and exceptional fine-dines that give you a taste of Turkish inspired cuisines.
One of the best features of the city of Baku is its forthcoming and warm people. The main dialect is similar to Turkish and you can easily find locals speaking fluent Russian too. English however is lesser known but sign language works wonders and mingling with people isn’t a problem. Planning a trip to Baku is sure to be enthralling, encapsulating and a stunning experience. Go, enjoy a treasure in the middle of the world, still uncommercialized, young, and vibrant with its raw charm.Less