Top 10 must visit places in Baku in 2024

Top 10 must visit places in Baku in 2024

Nowadays, Azerbaijan is in the center of attention of tourists for its great nature, history, beautiful sightseeings and hospitality. Baku, also known as "Windy City" , is the capital of the Land of Fire. Located in the center of old Silk Way, Baku attracts tourists not only by its colourful history, but also by its modern architecture. Here is the list of Top-10 must see places.

1) Nizami Street

Nizami street is the central street of Baku. Also known as "Tarqovaya", this street is only for pedestrians and a nice place to chill out or to take a rest. For more information you can follow this link.

2) Old City

At the end of Nizami street you can see high city walls which seperates Old City from modern world. 800 years old Inner City will astonish you with its architecture, atmosphere and vintage shops. Strolling in the narrow streets and looking after each corner, this beautiful place will be carved to your memory for ever. For more detailed info and pictures click here.

3) Shirvanshahs Palace

Located in the highest place of the Old City, this palace was headquarters of big empire, but nowadays it remains as a museum and it's one of the most interesting attractions that you must see. In this article we have covered more information about Shirvanshah palace.

4) Maiden Tower

Located on the border of old city and caspian sea, this place differs with its unique architecture. Maiden Tower may look like ancient defence tower , but there are a lot of legends about the history of this mystic place. By buying entrance ticket , you can walk inside the tower, enjoy very beautiful view of city and sea, as well as create your own legend. For more detailed info click on this link.

5) Highland Park

High Land Park, also known as "Kirov Park", also known as Marytary Lane, is located on the top of the hill which opens very amazing view of Baku city. Here we have covered more information about this place.

6) Little Venice

Just down of High Land Park , there is very beautiful recreation of Venice, Italy. Here while riding on gandolas , you can enjoy sunshine and take pictures of this beautiful place. In this link, you can find more information about this place.

7) Boulevard

Located on the coast of Caspian sea, Baku Boulevard is one of the most favourite places of Baku citizens and guests for its comfortable atmosphere. You can find here very beautiful parks, attractions, shops and other entertainments for both kids and adults. To get more detailed information , you can follow this link.

8) Heydar Aliyev Center

Heydar Aliyev Center, is situated in Narimanov area and was designed by world renowned architect Zaha Hadid. This place will be carved on your memory for its beautiful architecture and interior design. Inside this building you can find more than 10 different exhibitions. Also, this building is surrounded by very beautiful and massive park. To learn more about the Heydar Aliyev Center , click on this link.

9) Ateshgah

Ateshgah - ancient Fire Temple of Hinduism and Zoroastrianism, has been saved for more than thousand year. This historic place has very mystic and ancient atmosphere. Also, you can learn more about the culture and history of ancient Azerbaijan. For more detailed info, you can use this link

10) Yanar Dag

Situated not far from the city, Yanar Dag, is one of the wonders of nature. In this unique place, high concentration of natural gas, results in the long lasting flames. In this place, you can explore why Azerbaijan is being called the Land of Fire. We have covered more information about the Yanar Dag here.

You can also join our City Tours, which includes all these 10 places.

Get more ideas on what to do on the Baku Travel Guide