Five places you must visit if you come to Baku

Five places you must visit if you come to Baku has prepared for you the five most popular tourist attractions in Baku:

Old City (Icherisheher)

The Old City is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Baku. It is a historic district surrounded by defensive walls, with narrow streets, ancient buildings, and numerous historical and cultural landmarks. Among the most important monuments are the Maiden Tower, the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, and the Tuba Mosque.

Flame Towers

The Baku Flame Towers are two iconic buildings in the capital of Azerbaijan, built in the 19th century for extracting crude oil from the Caspian Sea floor. They are named because at night they were illuminated by flames of natural gas erupting from underground. The towers are considered a symbol of Azerbaijan's rapid development and its natural wealth and are now included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Tourists often visit them to see the surroundings and better understand the history of Baku's oil industry.

Baku Boulevard (Denizkənarı Milli Park)

Baku Boulevard is a bustling area located on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Here you can take romantic walks, admire museums, theaters, parks, and artesian fountains, as well as enjoy local cuisine in nearby restaurants and cafes.

Baku Sea Park

Baku Sea Park is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the city. Located on the shores of the Caspian Sea, the park offers impressive views of the water and the city. It is the largest park in Baku, popular among locals and tourists. Baku Sea Park has a lot to offer visitors. Inside the park, there are many walking paths, benches for resting, and picnic areas.

Maiden Tower

The Maiden Tower (Giz Galasi) is an important historical monument in Baku dating back to the 12th century. It is the tallest tower in the city, standing at over 29 meters, which was used as an observatory and city gate. Today it is a museum that presents the history and culture of the city and offers stunning panoramic views of the Old City.

Recently, the national carrier AirMoldova announced the premiere of a direct route from Chisinau to Baku. Tickets are already available for purchase on, with prices starting from 147 euros.