Visit Baku - Best of Baku

Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, is considered one among the most beautiful cities in world. It has a population of about 2 million. Its meaning originated from the word ‘winds’. Languages spoken in Baku are Azeri, Russian and Turkish. Baku is famous for its architectural beauty and culture.  

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Baku

  • Save 10% Baku Night Tour
    Baku Night Tour4 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Explore night view of Baku city during "Baku Night Tour". See panorama of the city and enjoy a walk in the city boulevard. Yo...

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  • Save 10% Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
    Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour6 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag (Burning Mountain) 3-hour tour combines the full-day exploration of two ancient and historical ...

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  • Save 10% Day Trip to Gobustan National Park and Mud Volcano Tour
    Day Trip to Gobustan National Park and Mud Volcano Tour25 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Explore Gobustan museum, ancient petroglyphs and mud volcanoes in a 4-hour tour with a local guide. Gobustan National Park is...

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  • Save 10% Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour
    Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour8 Reviews

    Duration: 5 Hrs

    Dig into the past, present and future of Baku in Half-Day Baku City Sightseeing Tour. Whether you are a first-time visitor or...

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Facts and Stats for Baku*

  • Pollution Statistics in Baku

    Know the pollution level of Baku before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 71.23 (High)
    • Water Pollution 69.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.87 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.74 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.5 (Moderate)
  • Baku: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Baku for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Baku.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.12 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.24 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.27 (High)
    • Car Stealing 18.99 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.31 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.11 (Low)
    • Drug offense 28.92 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.18 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.12 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.99 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.49 (Low)
  • Living in Baku - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Baku is 100.48 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 70.9 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 78.13 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.87 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 29.56 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 36.53 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.51 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 32.36 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Baku

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Baku

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.97 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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