18 reasons you should visit Azerbaijan

18 reasons you should visit Azerbaijan

1. The truth is there are so many things to see in Azerbaijan

Baku Old Town “Icharishahar”.

2. Modern country

Flame Towers in Baku.

3. And sign of Ancient History

Mardakan Quadrangular Castle.

4. Nature is amazing

Goygol National Park.

5. Streets are clean and modern

Nizami Street – central street in Baku. Previously known as Torgovaya.

6. Extraordinary buildings

Ismailiyya building in Baku. Built by oil baron Musa Naghiyev to memorialize his son, Ismail, who had died of tuberculosis. The building is based on the design of Palazzo Contarini in Venice.

7. Novruz Holidays? well, everyone celebrates it all over the world

Novruz Holiday is a traditional holiday in Azerbaijan celebrated every year on 20-21 March.

8. Delighted and rich national cuisine

Some samples from Azerbaijani cuisine: pakhlava, lule-kebab, dovgha, chicken saj, dushbara (meat dumplings), dolma (stuffed eggplant, tomato and pepper), yarpag dolmasy (dumplings inside grape leaves), kufte-bozbash (meatball soup), tendir bread.

9. Azerbaijani people love to hang out and party hard

10. And some about contemporary art

Javad Mir Javadov – Dance.

11. First inhabitants 

Gobustan Petroglyphs dating back between 5,000 – 40,000 years.

12. Landscapes and towers 

“Sumuq-Qala” tower in Ilisu village, Qakh district.

13. You can find natural wonders here, even a fire coming out of the ground

Natural wonder of Azerbaijan: Yanar Dag (burning mountain).

14. Or Mud volcanoes…

Mud volcanoes near Gobustan.

15. Nights in Baku are so awesome, you’d better go out

16. Villages 

Village in Shaki.

17. Everything is colourful inside the buildings

Inside the Palace of Shaki Khans.

18. Let’s agree with a simple fact: Azerbaijan is a perfect place to visit