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Azerbaijan travel guide

Baku

General Information About Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is located in the South Caucasus, on the western shore of the Caspian Sea. The republic borders with Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Turkey and Russia, on the sea - with Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. Azerbaijan's total area is 86 600 square meters. km and a population - more than 9 million people.

Climate: The country is situated at the junction of moderate and subtropical zones, so the climate is varied. The average temperature in January varies from 3 to 10 degrees and reaches in July-August to +26-35 degrees. The number of sunny hours reaches 2900 per year. Little precipitation.

Clothing: From May to September, the population of coastal regions wear light summer clothes the winter - padded coats and jackets.

Language: Official language is Azerbaijani language, in addition, the vast majority of the population speaks Russian, many understand and speak Turkish, Persian, Georgian, and other languages. In the hotels, bars and offices English is used widely. Currency: The national currency - manat (AZN). 1 $ USA = 0,7849 AZN (At the exchange rate of the National Bank of Azerbaijan for November 2012). Exchange of any currency is made in the banks and many exchange offices. Banks are usually open from 10 am to 17-18 pm.

Communication: Telephone communication is no problem. Hotels have international direct reference code and the accompanying devices: faxes, telexes, computers, the Internet and other online services are provided by numerous private agencies. Tokens to use public telephones are sold at the undergrounds and newsstands.

Electricity: The voltage in the grid 220/240 V 50 Hz.

Water: Avoid drinking raw tap water. In hotels and restaurants mainly use spring water in plastic bottles, or boiled.

Health: Emergency medical care is usually provided free of charge. Ask for an ambulance can be twenty-four-hour at (012) 103. There are also private clinics and paid medical services, which doctors speak foreign languages. In chemists’ shop, many of which are open around the clock, there is a large selection of medical supplies.

National holidays:

New Year - January 1-2 International Women's Day - March 8 Novruz  Bayrami - March 20-24 Victory Day - May 9 Republic Day - May 28 National Salvation Day - June 15th National Army Day - June 26 Constitution Day - November 12 National Revival Day - November 17 Day of Solidarity of Azerbaijanis of the World - December 31

Cellular communications:  Cellular communication GSM 900 is developing very rapidly across the country. In Azerbaijan there are three mobile operators - Azercell, Bakcell and Azerfon (Nar Mobile). Roaming is available to subscribers of 300 operators around the world. Mobile communication network covers almost the entire country (except for the occupied territories). To exit from a fixed unit to the cellular network the  code (0) 50 (0) 51 {Azercell, GSM-code 40001, the seven-digit number} (0) 55 (Bakcell, GSM-code 40002, the seven-digit number), (0) 70 and (0) 77 (Azerfon, seven-digit number) is dialed.  3G services are provided not only at all the stations of the Baku metropolitan, but in the tunnels. To use 3G network Azerfon, which is the first of three operating in Azerbaijan mobile operators has been licensed for this service, launched in December 2009.  But progress does not stand still and mobile operator Azercell since May 2012 has launched its high-speed 4G network based on technology LTE.

Telephony: Telephone system of Azerbaijan is based on modern equipment. In the capital, a sufficiently large number of payphones.  Most of them work on several types of telephone cards and accept coins (available at post offices, offices, telephone companies, at the railway station of the capital and in other public places.) All phones will provide intracity communications, but also have direct access to long distance and international services.  International country code - 994. Baku-code 12. For a call to Azerbaijan, dial - 994 + area code + phone number.

See for more: Azerbaijan Travel Guide

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Popular Bars in Baku

Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02

Famous Clubs in Baku

Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
Ali & Nino
Radisson Blu Hotel, 17th floor, ISR Plaza, Nizami street 69 Tel.: +994 12 498 24 02
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In this chapter we focus on places where people go out to drink, listen

Popular Bars in Baku

Caspian Lounge & Terrace
The Land Mark Hotel, 90, Nizami str. (Landmark), Baku Tel.: +994 12 465 20 00
Corner Bar
Cerner of Tolstoy/Rasul Rza Street Tel.: +994 12 494 89 55
Finnegan`s
A. Ali-Zadeh Street 8 Tel.: +994 12 498 65 64
Phoenix Bar
Yusif Mammadaliyev Street 10 Tel.: +994 50 541 60 57
Sky Bar & Lounge
Landmark Building, Nizami street 90A Tel.: +994 12 465 20 00
Konti Bar
Nizami Street 117 Tel.: +994 12 498 91 91
Tortuga
Tarlan Aliyarbeyov Street 9 Tel.: +994 50 405 07 78
USSR Bar
Z. Taghiyev  Street Tel.: +994 12 498 22 23

Famous Clubs in Baku

Opera Lounge
Metro 20 Yanvar, Izmir street 9 Tel.: +994 12 418 06 60
Hezz Club
Metro Elmler Akademiyasi, Nazim Hikmet street 27 Tel.: +994 12 510 66 00
Dragon Lounge
Chinar, Shovket Alakbarova street 1 Tel.: +994 12 492 08 88
150 Bar & Grill
North Baku, Izmir street 9 Tel.: +994 12 537 05 16

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Intourist Hotel Baku
Baku Azerbaijan

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Nothing is more romantic than a sea view. As you step onto your balcony your eye sweeps from the National Flag Square on your right, all the way down along the Bay of Baku and past the Port of Baku on your left; in the foreground, the blue waters of the Caspian twinkle like stars and generate feelings of tranquility and inspiration.

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Alp inn hotel baku

Alp Inn Hotel Baku
Baku Azerbaijan

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Four star “ALP INN“ hotels, 20 minutes distance from airport, is based on 82B Hasan Aliyev – one of the biggest streets of Baku city, near “Genclik” metro station, and 2 minutes distance from Ramstore, Caspian Shopping, McDonalds’.

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Sapphire Hotel Baku
Baku Azerbaijan

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Sapphire Hotel Baku is a brilliant example of classic design, characterized by royal grace. Dazzling interior, complaisant personnel and excellent

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Admiral Hotel Baku

Admiral Hotel Baku
Baku Azerbaijan

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Admiral Hotel Baku within walking distance of the hippodrome. The hotel features a fitness centre, free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The bright, air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV.

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Qafqaz Karvansaray Hotel

Qafqaz Karvansaray Hotel
Gabala Azerbaijan

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Gabala district is located at the foot of Great Caucasus mountain range. Ruins of the ancient town Kabala are 22

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Silent Lake Shamakhy -‘s luxury holiday place, this is a unique property. Bound by the belief that every memorable journey is

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Amber Hotel Baku

Amber Hotel Baku
Baku Azerbaijan

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Elegant and original four-star boutique hotel located in the center of Baku offers comfortable and spacious rooms in a warm amber tones and fine cuisine, inspired by European culinary traditions. Amber Hotel Baku is ideally suitable both for businessmen and leisure.

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Qafqaz Resort Hotel
Gabala Azerbaijan

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A spa centre, an outdoor pool, gym and bowling are offered at this 5-star hotel, set 5 km from Gabala

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Ariva Hotel Baku

Ariva Hotel Baku
Baku Azerbaijan

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Welcome to Ariva Hotel Baku! Located in the center of the city and with its modern design and style Ariva

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Qafqaz Sport Hotel
Gabala Azerbaijan

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Featuring an indoor pool, a spa centre and gym, this 5-star hotel is located in Qabala city, at two minutes

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Rixos Quba Azerbaijan

Rixos Quba Azerbaijan
Guba Azerbaijan

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Established on 946.565 sqm, the Rixos Quba Azerbaijan offers an unforgettable holiday experience with its golf court, short distance to the ski resort, comfortable and luxurious rooms, suites and villas. Get ready and pack your suitcase for a perfect holiday, enjoying excellent restaurants, bars, SPA and more.

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Gobustan tour 10% Discount
per person749.00$
  • Small Group Maximum 30 passengers,
  • All excursions
  • Escort by a professional guide-lecturer
  • Arrival/departure transfers from Baku Airport
5% Discount
per person5497.00$
  • Group Maximum 6 passengers,
  • Providing with shotguns / rifles
  • Permits for weaponsa
  • Ground transports 4x4
  • Licenses