Baku City Break: What to See and Do

Baku City Break: What to See and Do, Baku, Azerbaijan (B)

Is Baku a good city break option? I say yes, but keep reading to decide for yourself. Baku is a city that seems to belong to two centuries. Young people enjoy modern clubs, wear trendy clothes and behave exactly what you’d expect from a 21st-century person. The older generations seem to still belong to the Soviet Union times with their on-street-tea-chats and indestructible Lada cars.

Even the city itself appears as if wasn’t sure to what century wants to belong. I am not only talking about the mix of architecture with the skyscrapers proudly overlooking the city and old neighbourhoods of once representing enormous wealth. There is so much to see beyond that.

I walked in Baku, walked a lot. Visiting cities on foot gives you this amazing opportunity to see and observe the real-life; people occupied by their daily chores and getting on with their business.

The faces say a lot. The history is written on them and no matter how modern Baku is becoming, they belong to two centuries. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Baku City Break: What to See and Do
Guide Location: Azerbaijan » Baku
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anna Nowak
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Heydar Aliyev Centre
  • Firuze
  • Dolma
  • Nergiz
  • Sehrli Tendir
  • Carpet Museum
  • Maiden Tower
  • Flame Towers
  • Love Park
  • Highland Park
  • Azerbaijan Travel International
  • Yanardag
  • Atashgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple
  • Zarifa Aliyeva Street