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

  • Half-day Baku Tour
    Half-day Baku Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 5 Hrs

    We invite you to join this tour, if you wish to get a maximum of information about the history of Baku and the traditions of ...

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  • Save 7% Baku - Absheron Tour
    Baku - Absheron Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Days

    You will be met by your guide and driver at your hotel in Baku to begin city tour in Icheri Sheher the old part of the Azerb...

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  • Save 10% Wine Tasting Tour: Local Winery Visit
    Wine Tasting Tour: Local Winery Visit New on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Discover the taste of Azerbaijani wine and dive deep into the wine making process with us. The tour will introduce you the un...

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  • Save 7% Guba Khinalug Group Tour
    Guba Khinalug Group Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 12 Hrs

    We leave Baku at 9:00am in the morning, with some stop-points in "Beshbarmag Dag" (Five-Fingered Mountain), Guba City an...

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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 73 (High)
    • Water Pollution 69.15 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.04 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.33 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 64.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 72.4 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 63.78 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 59.04 (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 28.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.19 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.28 (High)
    • Car Stealing 19.59 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.18 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.19 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.13 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.14 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.74 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.28 (Low)
  • Living in Baku - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Baku is 104.13 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 69.8 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 79.63 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.85 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 29.46 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 37.45 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.16 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.78 (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 35.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.48 USD

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

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