• Holy Myrrhbearers Cathedral in Baku was built under project of the Russian architect Verzhbitsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich. The funds for this project was allocated by the War Office of tsarist Russia, as well as the private donation made by Baku merchant Gadzhi Zeynalabdin Tagiev.

    The Church name has its own history. In 1909 this Church was built for the 206th Saliyan pultan, accommodated in Baku. It was consecrated in honor of the women who came the first day after Saturday to the tomb of resurrected Jesus Christ for ritual anointment - to embalm the bones with fragrance and myrrh.

     

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  • This year, from 26 to 29 June, the international summer music festival ZHARA will be held in Baku, in the territory of one of the most beautiful resorts of the Apsheron coast - Sea Breeze. The annual music festival "ZHARA" was held for the first time in 2016 and immediately received the status of the most anticipated and extensively discussed summer events. The festival venue accommodates 10 000 spectators at a time. Specially for the festival, a stage, which amazes with its size, is set right on the beach and is equipped with various video installations. In 2018, the Festival ZHARA promises to surpass the previous one by its spectacular show and technical equipment.

     

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  • Carpet weaving in Azerbaijan appeared a long time ago. It is the oldest type of applied arts of this land; the fact has been proved by numerous archaeological findings across the country.

    It was a genius carpet weaving master, National Artist of Azerbaijan SSR Lyatif Kerimov who gave the first thought on preservation and reproduction of this cultural legacy. Thanks to his efforts, they built the first museum specialized on the study of the ancient craft. Today it has more than 14000 exhibits: rare carpets, exquisite jewelry pieces, clothing, embroidery, modern delicate workmanship of glass, wood and felt.

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  • Welcome to the world of luxury and comfort provided by the hotel "Ambassador". Five-star hotel Ambassador Baku is on a par with the best hotels of its level in Azerbaijan. The hotel is situated in the business part of Baku with set of offices, shopping centres and shops.

    There are 58 high comfort rooms. Spacious and light rooms have a stylish interior in the European style. Every room is equipped with all what’s necessary for carefree residing: climate control system, high-speed Internet, TV-set, satellite TV and minibar. Visitors will highly prize the culinary creations of head cooks of the restaurants and hotel cafe.

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  • Caravanserais have been one of the most important elements of Eastern architecture. None of the eastern cities could ever exist without several caravanserais. Hundreds of caravanserais were built on numerous trade routes between the East and West, which were vital for the normal functioning of the trade routes. All caravanserais were divided into two types: open and closed.

    Bukhara caravanserai in Baku is an example of an open type caravanserai. It is located in the Icherishekher old town right opposite Multani Caravanserai. It was built late in the XV century on the trade route passing through Shemakha gates.

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  • Located in the Flame Towers Complex, just a 3-minute walk from the famous Martyrs' Alley, 5-star Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers features picturesque views of Baku City or Caspian Sea. Modern air-conditioned rooms at Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers include contemporary décor and a flat-screen TV.

    A rich variety of dishes is served in Fairmont's Le Bistro Restaurant featuring International Bistro and Local cuisine. Original and traditional cocktails can be enjoyed at Nur Lounge Bar. You can enjoy a movie at the Baku's only IMAX movie theatre Park Cinema Flame Towers, located in the same building of Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers.

     

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  • Jasmine restaurant is the most favorite leisure place for all gourmets and connoisseurs of oriental cuisine, located in the newly built Bridge Plaza business-center which ensures its guests easy access and free parking. As you enter the building, a high-speed elevator is ready to take you right to the restaurant hall which is on the 3rd floor.

    Those eager to taste dainty delicacies will be tempted by rich variety of our menu offering more than 100 names of dishes. A generous selection of wines, strong and soft drinks is brought to your attention. Personnel, specialists of unsurpassed skill and experienced Chinese chief cook possess all the secrets of traditional oriental food recipes.

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  • To be in Baku and not to visit the fire worshipers' temple, this is not a full sightseeing of Azerbaijan. There's a special aura. The Zoroastrian temple of Ateshgyah for centuries attracted pilgrims from all over the world with its unquenchable fire: centuries and centuries pass by, the world changes, and the temple still stands in its place, illuminating the path of the suffering to God.

    Ateshgah - is an authentic Azerbaijani exotic. It is well-known practically all over the world. It is located 30 km from the center of Baku in the suburb of Surakhany. This territory is known for such unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets. 

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  • Located in the heart of Baku White City district along one of the main routes, connecting the city center with Heydar Aliyev International Airport, the hotel is the largest conference hotel in Azerbaijan. Set along Baku's seafront promenade with close proximity to major city attractions, Boulevard Hotel Baku offers 818 comfortable bedrooms and suites. 

    Guestrooms at Boulevard Hotel Baku boast floor-to-ceiling windows with unobstructed views of the Caspian Sea, contemporary furnishings and comfortable bedding to provide maximum comfort for business and leisure travelers.

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  • The semi-finalist of the TV show "Voice-6", singer and composer Brandon Stone will perform in Baku for the first time on March 1 at 20:00.

    Of course, we all watched the musical television show "Voice 6". The appearance on the stage on September 29, 2017 in blind auditions of Brandon Stone was a surprise not only for the jury members, but also for the fans. Brilliantly performing the composition of Marc Anthony "My baby you", the singer earned a flurry of spectator applause and a place in the team of Dima Bilan. The artist specially flew from Germany to appear on the stage of a popular project.

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  • Nakhchivan is one of the regions of Azerbaijan prominent with its fresh fruits and vegetables, tasty and of course oily meals and sweet desserts. Do you want to taste the national cuisine of Nakhchivan? Then you should definitely drop your way to Nakhcivan Restaurant.

    Due to the large amount of light, the hall looks bigger than it is and consists of two areas – “the lounge”, arranged by the big glazing glass windows and “the dining”, which is furnished in vintage style. Nakhchivan Restaurant also offers its guests a huge variety of Nakhchivan kebabs; amazing Ordubad snacks and desserts.

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  • Kart racing is a variant of open-wheel motosport with small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts, go-karts or gearbox/shifter karts depending on the design. Do you like speed and increased adrenaline? Do you want to feel yourself a participant, even a winner of Karting?

    It is the biggest, covered entertaining Go-cart racing center in Transcaucasia. In center territory sheathe the area of 4000 m the asphalted line of 500 m, and also park of cars consisting of new professional cart leading German manufacturer Rimo is located in the extent. In the biggest, entertaining go-cart racing the center of Transcaucasia you will feel unforgettable sensation!

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