Unique history, urban nightlife, fantastic food as well as numerous of sights to visit make Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, the ultimate holiday destination for all travellers. Baku is a city of juxtapositions with ancient tradition and soviet building meeting contemporary architecture and modern living. It is largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Also known as “City of Winds”, Baku has a pleasant and romantic climate throughout the year.
The city offers a fantastic mix of old and new with futuristic skyscrapers set against the ancient architecture of local mosques and other landmarks. Baku is also amongst the Top 10 destination for Urban Nightlife. The city has some of the largest night clubs and attracts people from all over the world.
So, if you are looking for mini-vacay, this undiscovered city should be your destination.
Where to party in Baku?
Baku is known for its nightlife. There are innumerous clubs and bars where you can enjoy.
If you are interested in jazz you must visit the Baku Jazz Center or Alov Jazz Bar in the Fairmont Hotel. Some of the top nightclubs that attract expats are Pasifico, Enerji, Madrid Bar and Otto.
Which sim card should I buy in Baku?
If you want to buy a local sim when travelling to Baku, Azercell is recommended. They offer affordable plans and are reliable. You can get a sim form any mobile store but we recommend getting one from an official store of Azercell, either at the airport or in the city.
What are some local delicacies of Azerbaijan that are a must try?
Azerbaijan's food is a true example fusion recipe because its culinary past is influenced from a range of dishes that include Indian, Chinese, Turkish, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean. Some must try dishes are:
There are a bunch of cafes, restaurants and street food stalls where yo can relish these local delicacies.