There are some countries that not many have heard of, but they present the beauty that you perhaps never would have seen anywhere in this entire world. You can even state this reason that why these countries still enjoy the perfect nature bliss, unexplored land, and untouched beauty. Talking of such beauty then mentioning Azerbaijan is a must. Azerbaijan is amongst a few countries that share its boundaries with two continents, Asia and Europe. It is located on the Caucuses region of the Caspian Sea. The country reflects the best amalgamation of beauty, nature, and historical sites. There is so much to explore in the city that a single list will never be enough.
The first thing you need to do is to book Azerbaijan tour packages from a trusted travel site and then you can decide on what to explore in the country and then things to do there.
However, if you are confused with the places to visit as you may not be much aware of the places there, we have got you covered. Here, we are sharing the details of a few best places that you must visit in Azerbaijan.
Starting the list with the capital city of Azerbaijan, Baku is also one of the most important and the modern cities that are soaked in the history presenting two different sides. There are plenty of places in Baku that you must visit if you want to know about the history, culture, and other significance of the country. The first place you should hit is Icheri Sheher. This is a medieval core exhibit which presents the Islamic style architecture and European style facades line up the old city. Other attractions include a long promenade near the Caspian Sea, Baku Boulevard, and the amazing view from the hill located near to the Martyrs’ Lane.
Sheki is a place that is set in the heart of nature and is located at the bottom of the Southern Greater Caucasus Mountain. This is a small town which has a long history of 2500 years. The population of the town is somewhere 60,000 and the main fame of this small place dwells in its textile, silk, and embroidery. The place has a special mention at the time of the Silk Road. At present, the town acts as a door to the ancient time and there are castles, mosques, and 18th century established palace of Sheki.
Another very beautiful place in the country of Azerbaijan is Astara. Many locals even claim that it is the most beautiful town in the entire country. There are mountains that surround the place and it is located on the border of Iran. There are dense forests that stay untouched giving shelter to many species of animals and plants. It is even a home to the famous and peculiar Caucasus leopard.
These 3 places must be in your list of must visit places when you are making a trip to Azerbaijan.