Baku

Azerbaijan's capital is rapidly evolving, with old-world European gems, Soviet architectural remnants, and a new modern charm.

Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.The city is the scientific, cultural and industrial center of Azerbaijan. Many sizeable Azerbaijani institutions have their headquarters there. The Baku International Sea Trade Port is capable of handling two million tons of general and dry bulk cargoes per year. In recent years, Baku has become an important venue for international events. The city is renowned for its harsh winds, which is reflected in its nickname, the "City of Winds".
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  • Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Nizami street
  • Nizami Museum of Azerbaijani Literature
  • Tair Salahov. Sketches of scenery for the play by J. Alibekov
  • For The Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre Photo By Beau Saunders
  • Baku (36)
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  • A model of the fire temple outside (we will get there in a moment)
  • Treasures of the National Museum
  • Fountains Square Scene - Baku - Azerbaijan - 02
  • Ferris wheel
  • Unimpressed passer by at the Museum Centre
  • outside the mosque
  • Carpet museum looks like a carpet
  • Taza Pir Mosque, Baku, Azerbaijan, September 2010
  • A study in arches in the Sheki Caravanserai
  • Maidens Tower, Baku
  • Exhibition
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  • Caucasus 002
  • courtyard of Doge's Palace
  • Mini Venice Baku at Night
  • Gold bank building
  • Mosque Baku
  • Some interesting titles in there, including some for children
  • Arcade
  • #4086 Malayan tapir (バク) entering water
   

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