“Icheri Sheher” (Old City), known as "the fortress" - a unique historical and architectural preserve in the center of Baku. One of the oldest and densely populated areas of the country and even in the Middle East. The the most famous historical monuments - Maiden Tower and Shirvanshah Palace (13th-16th century) are located in the Old City. Also, there are many other unique monuments exist in Old City (Icheri Sheher): mosques, minarets, remnants of caravanserais such as "Multani" and "Bukhara", ancient baths etc. A lot of shops with souvenirs, where you can buy traditional clothing, scarves and hats, pottery and handmade carpets. Walk down the street of Nizami (old Shopping street with lots of souvenirs shops), fountain square, visit the shopping center "Park Bulvar" and other boutiques. The Boulevard is the second largest in Europe, where tourists can take a boat trip along the Baku Bay and get acquainted with interesting facts and legends of the Caspian Sea (world's largest lake), Baku Flame Towers complex – is a new business card of the city.
Visit an ancient village Gala which is a historical-ethnographical reserve of Azerbaijan. The village has 243 monuments of architecture and archaeology, dating from the Bronze Age (3000 BC) to the late Middle Ages with well-preserved mosques, baths, and rooms. Occupying an area of 156 hectares, the reserve contains burial mounds, crypts, houses, and ruins of an ancient Palace, 5 mosques and 3 baths, dating back to the period between the 3rd Millennium BC to the 20th century. A visit to the ancient Zoroastrian fire temple - Atashgah. The Temple brings us back to the 17th-18th century. It was built by the Indian community of fire-worshippers in Baku. Visit "Flaming Mountain" (Yanar Dag), where you can see a flame of burning natural gas, which in ancient times was considered as a manifestation of divine power. A covered side of a hill with flames looks pretty awesome at night.