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Baku (Bakı) is the capital and the largest city in Azerbaijan, located some 10 km to the south-west from Qaraçuxur. The population of Baku is about 1,116,600 people (census of 2016). Baku is a popular tourist destination thanks to its world heritage sites and towers.

Closest airport Heydar Aliyev (IATA: GYD) is about 30 km away.

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Old City (Baku)
Old City or Inner City (Azerbaijani: İçəri Şəhər) is the ancient historical core of Baku. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Maiden Tower (Baku)
The Maiden Tower (Azerbaijani: Qız Qalası) is a tower in Old City, old town Baku, originally on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Due to land reclamation in the early 20th century the tower is now separated from the Caspian by a busy main road and public gardens.
Fountains Square, Baku
Fountains Square (Azerbaijani: Fəvvarələr meydanı) is a public square in downtown Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. The square was previously called Parapet and is often referenced to by the same name now. The name of the fountains square derives from the presence of dozens of fountains throughout the square first constructed during Soviet rule of Azerbaijan.
Palace of the Shirvanshahs
Palace of the Shirvanshahs (or Shirvanshahs' Palace; azərbaycanca. Şirvanşahlar sarayı) is the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture, situated in the Inner City of Baku. The complex contains the main building of the palace, Divanhane, the burial-vaults, the shah's mosque with a minaret, Seyid Yahya Bakuvi's mausoleum, a portal in the east - Murad's gate, a reservoir and the remnants of the bath-house.

If you have seen everything in Baku already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you will be around, try one of the following places:

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Old City (Baku)

Old City or Inner City (Azerbaijani: İçəri Şəhər) is the ancient histo

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Maiden Tower (Baku)

The Maiden Tower (Azerbaijani: Qız Qalası) is a tower in Old City, o

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Fountains Square, Baku

Fountains Square (Azerbaijani: Fəvvarələr meydanı) is a public squ

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Palace of the Shirvanshahs

Palace of the Shirvanshahs (or Shirvanshahs' Palace; azərbaycanca.

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Heydar Aliyev Center

The Heydar Aliyev Center is a 57,500 m2 (619,000 sq ft)

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Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

The Akhundov Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

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National Library of Azerbaijan

The Mirza Fatali Akhundov National Library of Azerbaijan (Azeri:

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Azeri TV Tower

The Azeri TV Tower (Azerbaijani: Televiziya Qülləsi), built in 1996, i

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Heydar Aliyev International Airport Шаблон:Airport codes (former Bina

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Martyrs' Lane

Martyrs' Lane, Alley of Martyrs or Şəhidlər Xiyabanı (tr

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Alley of Honor

The Alley of Honor (Azerbaijani: Fəxri Xiyaban, Honorary Alley) is a

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Baku Archipelago

The Baku Archipelago is a group of coastal islands close to Baku,

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Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection

starting $110

12INN Bulvar Hotel

starting $69

Sun Rise Hotel

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Qafqaz Baku Hotel

starting $71

Boulevard Side Hotel

starting $77

Intourist Hotel Baku Autograph Collection

starting $110

Terrace Hotel

starting $45

Days Hotel Baku

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