Baku travel guide

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You're Going to Love Baku

On the fault line between East and West, Baku is unlike anywhere else on earth. Azerbaijan's capital offers a fascinating Soviet legacy, soaring towers that could have been transplanted from Shanghai, along with a beautiful ancient center. Contradictory it may be, but Baku is always a delight.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Baku

When to Visit Baku

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High summer can be a little intense for some, so visit between April and June or September to October for the best weather. Winters tend to be chilly, and many attractions close for the season.

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How to Get to Baku

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Where to Stay in Baku

Baku has some incredible hotel options, including the lavish Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers with its rooftop pool, and the Sheraton Baku, which is handy for the airport.

Popular Neighborhoods in Baku

Where to stay in popular areas of Baku

Most booked hotels in Baku

How to Get Around Baku

The Cost of Living in Baku

Shopping Streets

Baku's bazaars include Yaşıl and Taza, and both are great places to shop for bargains. There are also huge malls at Park Bulvar and Port Baku, which are crammed with international brands.

Groceries and Other

Supermarket options include Makromart, Bizim, and Neptun, where you can expect to pay around ₼2.50 for 12 eggs.

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C$ 5.79
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 43.20
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Single public transport ticket
C$ 0.15
C$ 2.98

Where to Eat in Baku

If you want to enjoy some of the finest kebabs on earth, head to restaurants like Sultan's, Sehrli Tandir, or Şəki. There are also plenty of Chinese, Japanese, Italian, and French places as well. Expect good kebabs to cost around ₼5-10, but gourmet meals to come to far more, around ₼40-50.