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Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku

Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku


City of Baku
Baku is one of the largest cities on the Caspian Sea, the capital of Azerbaijan and its largest city. Located on the southern shore of Abshoran Peninsula. It consists of two main sections: the center of the country and the walled old city. The total area of ​​the city is about 21.5 hectares. It includes administrative areas, 48 ​​island areas located in the Bay of Baku and the town of oil rocks. Its population in 2009 is about 2 million. The city is the cultural and scientific city and the industrial center of Azerbaijan. At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, Azerbaijan has become one of the most productive countries in the world where 50 percent of world oil is extracted from Baku.

The origin of the Baku label
There are different accounts in the name of the city of Baku by this name, including a novel that says the origin of the name refers to an ancient Persian word (Bad Kuba) means the city hit by the wind, pointing to the strong wind on the coast of the Caspian Sea, and there is another novel says that the origin of its name is derived (Bagh Koh) or (Bagkuh) which means the mountain of God, and there is a novel contrary to the previous due to the linguists says that Baku derives from the word Turkish means a hill.

The climate
The climate of the city of Baku is generally characterized by drought. Its summer is characterized by heat, drought and cold weather. This is due to the winds that hit the city throughout the year and due to its occurrence on the shore of the Caspian Sea, the rainfall is less than 200 mm. It is hit by wind most days of the year, In two parts, the cold northern wind is known as the wind, which causes violent snowstorms in winter, causing severe damage to crops and homes, with a speed of 144 km / h and a warm southern wind known as the Clarian wind.

The most important tourist place

  • Old City of Baku
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku

The ancient and fortified city of Baku is one of the most famous areas in Baku and is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city is considered the medieval capital of the Shrewanshahis. It is now known as the heart of Azerbaijan's capital. Merchants referred to this city as the fortress of the Baku region.

  • Martyrs street

Martyrs Street is located in the southeastern corner of Baku, a street dedicated to those who died in the Red Army attack in 1990. This street can be visited to visit the beautiful Turkish-style mosque, as well as the garden nearby.

  • virgo tower

The Virgo Tower is about 29 meters high and is one of Baku's most famous historical sites. 
It has many beautiful views of the Bay of Baku and the Old City. It is believed to have been built in the 12th century. It is famous for its many fairy tales, It is unique, with a wall thickness of about five meters.

  • Carpet museum Baku
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku

The Museum of Carpets contains more than 1,000 pieces of rare and beautiful carpets made in Azerbaijan, Dagestan, and Iran. The museum can be visited in addition to many other important monuments in Baku, such as the Historical Museum, the Armenian Church, Baku Street and many more.

  • Museum of the history of Azerbaijan
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku
Traveling Azerbaijan: Top 5 Locations To Visit In Baku

The Museum of the History of Azerbaijan is located in the city of Baku. The Museum of History is home to more than 300,000 artifacts. It was built to imitate the style of Italian palaces during the Renaissance. Topics related to ancient history, modern history, ethnography or the so-called human race, making it the largest museum in Azerbaijan


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