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Old 10-14-2014, 08:19 AM   #1
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I want to share with the community tourist information and experience of my trip in Azerbaijan I visited: Baku - Lankaran - Qobustan - Astara

Baku is a beautiful and interesting city where ancient and modern mixes, the city has grown rapidly in recent years due to the enormous wealth of extractive industries of oil and natural gas . The city is characterized by a mix of modern skyscrapers, old buildings, buildings in the Art Nouveau style while in the suburbs still resist a few ugly Soviet-style buildings; the city is spotlessly clean with beautiful public parks

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Below a list of tourist attractions of my itinerary that may be useful to plan better a trip

> Baku places to visit :
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- Mosque Bibi-Heybat
- Mosque of Martyrs
- Palace of the Shirvanshahs
- Maiden Tower or Giz Galasi
- TV Tower 310 meters high
- Flame Towers ( are 3 skyscrapers symbol of the city )
- Alley of Martyrs or Shehidler Khiyabani
- Memorial to the Martyrs of Independence
- Memorial to Turks soldiers
- Memorial to British soldiers
- Cultural Center Heydar Aliyev ( is a beautiful building with futuristic architecture )
- International Centre Mugham
- Government Palace
- Parliament
- Temple Zoroastrian of Fire Ateshgah
- Temple Pagan Icheri Sheher
- Temple Hindu Radha Krishna ISKCON
- Baku Boulevard
- Square of Fountain
- Square of National Flag
- Building of the State Philharmonic
- Palace of Happiness or Mukhtarov
- Academy of Sciences
- Cathedral of Holy Myrrhbearers
- Church of the Immaculate Conception
- Yanar Dag ( is a natural gas field that burns continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula )
- Arena Crystal or Baki Kristal Zali
- Opera Akhundov
- Green Theatre
- Central Market
- Museum National of the History of Azerbaijan Zeynalabdin Taghiyev
- Museum of Literature Nizami Ganjavi
- Museum of Nobel Brothers or Villa Petrolea
- Museum National of Carpet
- Museum of Miniature Books
- Museum Archaeological and Ethnographic in Qala
- Caspian Sea

> Qobustan is located 65 kilometers southwest of Baku . Very interesting the National Reserve of Petroglyphs where you can visit in the Museum Area ancient rock engravings . In the area there are also numerous Mud Volcanoes

> Lankaran is the largest city in southern Azerbaijan is not recommended for the demanding traveler 4 hours to visit is more than enough . Places to visit: Tower where Stalin was imprisoned - Central Market - Caspian Sea - Park Dosa - Historical Museum - Museum Heydar Aliyev

> Astara is a small border town with Iran with ugly Soviet-era buildings and I did not find relevant tourist attractions
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