10 best places to visit in Azerbaijan for Indian tourists

Feb 22, 2024

By: Ayush Mehrotra

Baku

The capital city of Azerbaijan offers a blend of modernity and history. Explore the Old City (Icherisheher), visit the Flame Towers, enjoy the views from the Baku Boulevard, and experience the vibrant nightlife.

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Heydar Aliyev Cente

Designed by Zaha Hadid, this architectural marvel in Baku is a must-visit. Explore its innovative design and exhibitions showcasing Azerbaijani culture and history.

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Gobustan National Park

Discover ancient rock carvings dating back thousands of years, as well as mud volcanoes and scenic landscapes. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers a unique glimpse into Azerbaijan's prehistoric past.

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Sheki

Known for its rich history and stunning architecture, Sheki is a picturesque town nestled in the Caucasus Mountains. Visit the Palace of the Sheki Khans, explore the local bazaar, and admire the intricate craftsmanship.

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Nakhchivan

Explore this unique exclave of Azerbaijan, which boasts historical sites, stunning landscapes, and a distinct culture. Don't miss Alinja Fortress, Ashabi-Kahf Cave, and Ordubad's scenic beauty.

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Gabala

A popular tourist destination known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. Enjoy hiking in the surrounding mountains, visit Tufandag Mountain Resort for skiing and snowboarding, and explore the Gabala Shooting Club.

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Lahij

A charming mountain village renowned for its copper craftsmanship and cobblestone streets. Explore traditional workshops, visit the Lahij History Museum, and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Greater Caucasus.

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Quba

Experience the cultural richness of this region known for its apple orchards, carpet weaving, and traditional crafts. Visit the Qechresh Forest, explore local villages, and enjoy the hospitality of the locals.

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Shahdag National Park

Ideal for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts, Shahdag National Park offers opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and skiing (in winter). Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Greater Caucasus Mountains.

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Mardakan

Located near Baku, Mardakan is famous for its historic Mardakan Castle, which dates back to the 14th century. Explore the castle complex, visit nearby beaches, and learn about the region's history.

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