The most important sights in Baku

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The most important monuments in Baku

On the Caspian Sea lies the city of Baku, which is the official capital of the State of Azerbaijan, and Baku is distinguished by the presence of an ancient city in which its history dates back to the Middle Ages, in addition to modern buildings, such as European palaces dating back to the nineteenth century, and among its most important tourist attractions:

  • Baku Old City: It is a walled city that was taken as a human settlement since the Stone Age, and it is located on the southern coast of the Absheron Peninsula, and on the western edge of the Caspian Sea, and there are many historical and architectural features such as mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques, mosques The city is on the UNESCO list in the year two thousand.
  • Virgo: The age of the tower is approximately a thousand years, and it is a cylindrical tower with a height of twenty-nine meters, knowing that it can be climbed to its top by means of a spiral staircase, and it is believed that it was used as a temple of Zoroastrianism, then it became a tower of observation.
  • Shervanshah Palace: The palace was established eight hundred years ago, to be a complex of the ruling dynasty, and it is a complex that includes a palace, a mosque, cellars for burial, and a mausoleum, and it has been included in the UNESCO list of world heritage, and it is one of the important tourist attractions in the city.
  • Ismailia Palace: The palace was established in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirteen by the Polish architect Joseph Blusko, by order of the Aga Musa Nagiyev, who lost his son Ismail, because of tuberculosis. It represents the headquarters of the Presidency of the Academy of Sciences.
  • Tees Bear Mosque: The mosque was built in the center of Baku using sandstone, and it had minarets coated with gold, but it was ravaged in the year one thousand nine hundred and seventeen because of the revolution, and it reopened as a mosque in the year one thousand nine hundred and forty three.

The most important attractions in Baku

Among the most important entertainment attractions in the city of Baku:

  • Fountains Square: The square is the heart of Baku, which is vibrant. It has several beautiful fountains with silver spherical objects that give beautiful reflections on trees and stone facades.
  • Boulevard Square: The square overlooks the city’s waterfront, and has many cafes, fountains and several beautiful modern buildings.
  • Park Boulevard Mall: It is the first modern market in Baku, and it was built in the year two thousand and ten to be one of the most popular shopping centers in the city.

The most important cultural attractions in Baku

Among the most important places, and cultural monuments in Baku:

  • The Carpet Museum: The city of Baku is famous for its carpet weaving art. That is why a carpet museum was established in the year one thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven, and it displays ten thousand art pieces of carpets, ceramics, metal works, golden jewelry, silver, national clothing and paints.
  • Systematic Museum of Literature: The museum building is located in the center of Baku, and it has been called the Nizami Museum, according to the poet, the Azerbaijani thinker (Nizami Janjavi), and the museum displays the ancient historical literary heritage of the Azerbaijani people.
  • Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center: The famous architectural building (Zaha Hadid) was designed; the building took on a unique shape as waves, and peaks merged together. It should be noted that concerts are held in the building, and the gifts received by Azerbaijani presidents are displayed.

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