Sights of Baku

Sights of Baku

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum
The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Folk Applied Arts was founded in 1967. Its recognizable and modern building stands in the very center of the city, at the Primorsky Boulevard. Baku People believe that this is the first museum in the world dedicated to carpets. But here you can see not only them.

Gobustan Reserve
Gobustan - rock paintings and mud volcanoes included in the UNESCO cultural heritage list is one of the most memorable sights of Azerbaijan. The reserve, located only 50-60 km from the capital of the country, Baku, will be an excellent tour.

Shirvanshahs Palace
The Shirvanshahs Palace is the pearl of the architectural heritage of Azerbaijan, the former residence of the rulers of Shirvan, located in the heart of Baku. In addition to the palace, the amazingly beautiful complex includes the courtyard of Divan Khan, the tomb, the mosque of 1441, the bathhouse and the mausoleum of the scientist Seyid Yahya Bakuvi.

Maiden Tower in Baku
The most majestic and most mysterious monument of Baku The Maiden’s Tower, or Giz Galasy, rises in the southeastern part of the Icheri Sheher fortress and has long been considered a symbol of the city. This unique construction of Azerbaijani architecture has no analogues in the East.

Baku Seaside Boulevard
The beautiful Baku Seaside Boulevard is 16 kilometers long along the picturesque coast of the Caspian Sea. Baku residents joke that if you have been here, you can no longer watch anything in the city - and so you will return home oversaturated with impressions.

Azerbaijan History Museum
The National Museum of the History of Azerbaijan was opened for visiting in 1921. It is located in the heart of the city.

Museum of Modern Art in Baku
The Museum of Modern Art opened in Baku in 2009, and the country's first lady Mehriban Aliyeva was the initiator of its creation. One of the main principles of the museum is freedom and the absence of rigidly defined frames in the expositions. It is emphasized by the architecture of the building.