Baku – Another 4 Incredible Places to Visit

We’ve already taken a look at some of the highlights of Baku in a previous piece but considering how many there are in this beautiful city, we thought it best to check out some other great locales that you would have a great time visiting.

Baku Eye

Baku Ferris Wheel, also known as Baku Eye or Devil’s Wheel, is situated in Baku’s Seaside National Park and stands at about 200 feet tall with 30 enclosed cabins that can hold up to 8 people. Taking a ride in this giant structure is absolutely worth it for a magnificent view of the massive city extending to the horizon. 

Dənizkənarı Milli Park

Baku Boulevard, also known as Dənizkənarı Milli Park, was founded in 1909 and runs parallel to the Baku Seafront. This location’s history dates back almost a century and is regarded as one of Azerbaijan’s oldest and most valuable monuments, making it well worth a visit. 

The park has won a slew of medals in the past, as well as union competitions. If you’re looking for a little rest and relaxation after a long day exploring, then Dənizkənarı Milli Park is the perfect locale.

Icherisheher Fortress Walls

The Icherisheher Fortress Walls are one of the largest fortifications, consisting of the Icheris Sheher and the towers that surround it. In the year 2000, it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List and stands today as one of Baku’s most popular attractions.

The walls were built on Shirvanshah Manuchohr III’s orders between 1138 and 1139. For added protection, the fortress has a double wall.

The fort is thought to have been an armoury as per the nation’s aetiology. If you are fond of history, then this location should definitely be on your itinerary.

Bilgah Beach 

Bilgah Beach is one of Baku’s most popular tourist destinations, where visitors can enjoy truly fantastical shorelines. This place, which is overflowing with the beauty of nature provides rejuvenating aura that washes over all who visit. Run across the glistening shores as you take in the beautiful views of the waters crashing up against the soft sandy shore. The place also has some of the best lodging options you’ll find in Baku which is sure to enhance the experience of your trip. 

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