Azerbaijani national cuisine is very diverse and has dozens of different types of dairy, meat, flour, vegetable dishes. Such a diversity was influenced by the geographical conditions and social status of people.
Baku Old Town is the biggest historical attraction in Baku. Fortress walls surround the Old Town. Being classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Old Town is not only a bunch of ancient stones, but it is a lively area with about 3000 inhabitants.
Baku among all cities in Azerbaijan is the most vibrant for its nightlife, ranging from clubs, bars, and discos to live music. Prices for food and drinks are reasonable in comparison to their American and European counterparts. Bars, Clubs and Discos are open until late in the morning, especially during weekends.
Colourful markets of Baku are a real sight. Green Market is the most famous and popular one. This is where you should go in search of the best fruits and vegetables, meat and dairy products and other popular delicacies. Prices here are much lower than in many supermarkets, an opportunity to haggle over price remains a pleasant bonus.
When you will visit Azerbaijan, like in any other country, definitely there will be some people that don’t speak English at all. Here are some most common Azerbaijani words and phrases to help you during your travel to Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan is in 39th place in tourism competitiveness indicators among 148 countries according to CESD. The World Travel and Tourism Council reported that Azerbaijan is among the top ten countries with the greatest increase in visitors from 2010 to 2016.
Mardakan castle is a quadrangular historic castle located in Mardakan. It is one of the most noticeable castles in Mardakan. The castle was built in the middle of the 12th century by Akhsitan I, son of the Manuchihr III.