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The Best Places to See in Azerbaijan
Written by Guest Author on November 20, 2020 Share on

The Best Places to See in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, the country, and the former Soviet republic, lies on the Caspian Sea just a short distance from the Black Sea, on the Western border with Turkey. 

It’s bounded by the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian Sea, both of which stretch from Asia to Europe. Its capital, Baku, has been famed for its impressive medieval walled Old Town. 

Read on to learn what kind of permit you need to visit Azerbaijan without any issues and which places are a must to visit!

e-Visa to Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijan e-Visa is a document that allows entry to the country of Azerbaijan. To apply for an e-Visa, it is necessary to fill in an online application form and submit the original copy of an important document such as your passport.

Once you have applied for the e-Visa, it will be sent to you via e-mail. With an e-Visa to Azerbaijan, all travellers can stay in the country for 30 days! Azerbaijan visa types are as simple as the application procedure itself. There is only one e-Visa to Azerbaijan type, a single-entry permit costing 69 Euro.

Baku

There are several areas of interest in Baku. These places are historical monuments, mosques, palaces, gardens, museums, art galleries, parks and botanical gardens, and historic churches. The best time to see Baku is in the autumn months.

The Climate in this area is enjoyable, and the weather is mostly sunny. If you’re planning your trip during summer, it’s highly suggested to reserve your tickets months beforehand.

From the Old Town, many historic buildings and monuments tell the story of the former Soviet state. Within the Old Town lie the City Palace, a palace built in the 15th century that dominates the skyline, and the ancient rock Maiden tower, which dominates the city’s skyline. The city is also famous for its ancient culture and traditional Islamic architecture.

Absheron National Park

Absheron National Park has been named among the world’s top ten natural wonders by different tourists and enthusiasts. It’s located in the Hyrcanian mixed woods of the Caspian ecoregions of Middle Asia.

Its land area of 783 km is located in the State of Azizbekyan from Baku, in the district of Absheron. The park comprises a metropolitan area surrounded by a mountainous landscape. Tourists can experience this superb place during their stay in this area.

Visitors are permitted to enjoy several activities in this national park, among these being: hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing. The park offers several beautiful and secluded areas for visitors to relax and rest, either independently or with their families.

Icheri Seher

Icheri Seher is the Old City or the Inner City, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City of Baku, the Icheri Seher, is a World Heritage Site granted by UNESCO. With historical sites dating back to the 12th century.

The Old Town or Inner city is the historical center of Baku, the largest capital of Azerbaijan. The Old Town is also the oldest part of Baku, which is surrounded by old fortified walls.

Visit the famous local bookstore, the Maiden Tower, or the Hajinski’s Palace. The Palace is also known for Charles de Gallue (sometimes called the Charles de Gaulle House), simply because he stayed there during the Second World War.

Final Words

If you’re looking for a unique and fun way to see the world, then you should seriously consider an all-inclusive tour to Azerbaijan, a nation in Central Asia. 

You can spend a week or more exploring this country, experiencing some of its unique culture and history, while having fun and enjoying the incredible hospitality of the people of this part of the world.

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