Friday, September 10, 2021

Things To See in Azerbaijan

EuropeAzerbaijanThings To See in Azerbaijan
  • The nation has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower, and the Rock Art Cultural Landscape of Gokustan.
  • Neft Daşları—The Caspian Sea’s first operational offshore oil platform, City Above the Sea, is situated 55 kilometers from the closest coast.
  • Mud volcanoes which erupt in over 300 sites throughout the country, account for more than half of the total worldwide, each with its unique personality.
  • Near the Iranian border, Caspian Hyrcanian woods may be found.
  • The Kyapaz Tears are a series of seven beautiful alpine lakes near Mount Kyapaz and Nagorno-Karabakh.
  • Visit Maiden Tower for spectacular city views.
  • Attend an Azerbaijani wedding if possible.
  • Martyr’s Alley offers magnificent views of Flag Square, Baku Crystal Hall, and the Caspian Sea.
  • Wander aimlessly around the Ancient Town, attempting to become lost and take in the ambiance of this beautiful old town.
  • Visit the magnificent Shirvanshahs’ Palace (entry free 2 manat, extra for camera)
  • Walk down the promenade like the locals.
  • Contrary to popular belief, Azeri wine is more than palatable, and although not as flavorful as Georgian or Armenian wines, it is nevertheless a delightful treat! Find a nearby drinking establishment and pass the time!
  • Purchase souvenirs and rugs from the locals. Don’t be thrown off by the persistent stallholders. Persevere, be prepared to negotiate, and you may get some fantastic deals!