Arab tourists will travel to Baku in any weather, at any time of the year

Arab tourists coming to Azerbaijan in summer intend to come back in winter. Summer of 2016 was memorable by hitherto unprecedented in-flow of tourists from Arab countries. According to official statistics, during 6 months the number of Arab tourists increased by 8 times compared to the same period last year.  Arab tourists visited not only Baku, but also the regions of...

National Flag Square

A symbolic place for the whole country is located not far from the main base of the Naval Forces of Azerbaijan - it is the National Flag Square with the rising state flag and depictions of state symbols - coat of arms, anthem and map of Azerbaijan, made of gilded bronze. Here also operates the State Flag Museum (building...

The regeneration project of an old power station in Baku

In many countries worldwide there is an increasing tendency towards conserving and preserving ancient monuments and historical sites for future generation. Industrial facilities can also be among such sites. For example, buildings belonging to the old power station in the former industrial site in Baku were restored. These spaces have been converted into a museum and art galleries. The surrounding...

Baku made it into the Forbes Best Holiday Destinations List

Forbes magazine, in collaboration with the hotel booking service RoomGuru.ru, made the list based on search queries of tourists who were looking for the popular resort cities and island for holidays during the velvet season. Baku hit the top ten of the best destinations. Speaking of the capital of Azerbaijan, the authors of the rating stressed that sunny weather in Baku...

Mud volcanoes of Azerbaijan

They are located on land near the town of Gobustan and in the underwater kingdom of the Caspian Sea. In total, Azerbaijan has about 350 mud volcanoes of the 800 existing in the world; Baku holds the first place with this number.  The first eruption happened as early as 25 million years ago. The origin of volcanoes is interconnected with...

The number of tourists from Iraq to Azerbaijan increased 30 times

The number of tourists arriving in Azerbaijan from Iraq in the first half of 2016 has increased 30 times in relation to last year (11 028 people), from UAE  - 19 times (10 086 people),from Bahrain - 13 times (422 people),  reports the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan. In total, from the Arab countries, in the first half...

The healing springs of Azerbaijan

If you are interested in thermal waters, therapeutic lakes, springs and caves, you have to visit Azerbaijan. You can not only relax, but also to improve your health. One of the most famous thermal springs is Istisu health-resort in Lankaran region, in Masalli. Today in Istisu there are several health-resorts, which are aimed at both budget and vip-guests. The...