Got your plane ticket booked and your suitcase zipped up? Read on for a few basic Baku tips before you take off.
If you didn't already know, this lively city is the national capital of Azerbaijan.
There are approximately 1,100,000 friendly locals that call this part of Azerbaijan home.
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Baku is a vibrant city with so many things to do and places to see. And to experience them you'll need a comfortable base to rest your head. There are 77 properties to take your pick of in Azerbaijan's bustling capital.
Splurge on a touch of luxury at the Four Seasons Hotel Baku (1 Neftchilar Avenue) or the JW Marriott Absheron Baku (674 Azadliq Square). After all, it's not every day you go on vacation! The Diplomat Hotel Baku (Suleyman Rahimov street, 185) and the Guest House Inn & Hostel (Azadlig Ave. 30 A) are some less expensive options if you'd rather spend your cash on activities and experiences.
All packed and ready to go? Fantastic — board a plane to Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD). Once you land, you'll be only 13 miles (21 kilometers) from the main streets of Baku.
No matter if you're visiting Baku solo or with a few buddies, it's always better to have a ride. Travelocity provides a variety of rental car options, so select one and start creating your road trip playlist right away!
Getting here via Heydar Aliyev International Airport? After you disembark, you can pick up a car within minutes. Look into Thrifty Car Rental and Dollar Rent A Car.
Renowned for its architectural qualities, beautiful surrounds and old traditions, Baku State University is rich with history. Walk around the campuses and drink in its timeless atmosphere. Want some more options? Looming high into the skyline, Maiden's Tower is tough to miss. Stand beneath it, look up and gaze upon this proud historic structure. But there's more. Ready to cry, laugh and gasp out loud in the space of a few hours? Take in a performance at Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and surrender to the beautiful music and dramatic story lines.
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Located in the heart of Baku, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, Palace of the Shirvan Shahs, and Sabir Park. Nizami Museum and Maiden's Tower are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in the heart of Baku, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Baku City Circuit and Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. 28 Mall and Fountain Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).
This family-friendly Baku hotel is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Baku City Circuit, Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, and Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall. Fountain Square and Baku Crystal Hall are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in the heart of Baku, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Baku City Circuit and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Fountain Square. Government House and Port Baku Mall are also within 5 minutes.
This family-friendly Baku hotel is located in a shopping district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Fountain Square, 28 Mall and Nizami Museum. Maiden's Tower and Upland Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
This family-friendly Baku hotel is located by the sea, within 1 mi (2 km) of Baku City Circuit and Fountain Square. Park Bulvar Mall and Dənizkənarı Milli Park are also within 5 minutes.
Situated by the sea, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Port Baku Mall, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, and Azure Shopping Center. Heydar Aliyev Palace and Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in the heart of Baku, this luxury hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Azure Shopping Center and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Fountain Square. Caspian Sea and Baku City Circuit are also within 2 mi (3 km).
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