Baku a city that will leave you captivating,across the Globe perhaps seldom do you come across such a well planned capital city which holds on to the history and blending with the modern world alike.
Baku is the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan. It is a large scientific, cultural and industrial center. Ancient foundations, a large area and population all make Baku one of the oldest and largest cities in the East. Baku is situated on the shore of the Caspian Sea in the south of the Absheron peninsula. It covers an area of 2,200 square km and has a population of 5 million
Baku was one of the main cities in the Shirvanshakhs State in the 12th century, in the Sefevids State in the 14th century, in the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century, and became the capital of the Baku khanate in the 17th century. The oil boom contributed to the massive growth of Baku, and in 1920 Baku became the capital of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
Indulge in our Series or customized Azerbaijan tour to enjoy its history, culture and some unique gastronomic experiences.