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Just look at this - what a miracle. Where else you could see something like this? Maybe in Minsk? Kiev? May be in Moscow? No, such streets couldn’t be seen there.
Soviet palaces were not blown, like in Dushanbe. Here everything is repaired.
Hotel "Intourist" is now - a good 5-star hotel.They say it's a remake. Old "Intourist" was elsewhere, and this is the rebuilt on the old project.
Catholic Church. Many buildings in Azerbaijan are built of local stone, there are a lot of fields of different breeds. They include travertine, marble, and hard limestone. In total, the country produces about 100 kinds of materials, of which 21 can be considered as the decorative stone.
The gate of the president’s palace.
Charging station for electric cars
Baku – is a very important economic and industrial center.It is located in the Baku oil and gas area. Oil and gas play a major role in the economy of both the city and the entire country. With the fall of prices on oil revenue from its sales decreased, but before the crisis, Baku earned a lot.
The only thing that is bad in the city - is public transportation. Despite the fact that Baku has bought modern buses for the city center, they can’t compare with electric transport. Baku deserves to have a tram and trolley bus! But there are no bus taxis!
A lot of people prefer a bicycle.
And what a food in Baku!!! You surely know the legendary Baku tomatoes.
But not only tomatoes are perfect in Baku - all fruits and vegetables are fantastically delicious.
Be sure to go to the bazaar.
Oh, how yummy!
Kurdyuk! Cut into cubes - with potatoes on a skewer!
In the Caspian Sea, on which Baku is located, a huge amount of all black caviar in the world is produced. According to estimates of 2006,it was 90%. Many people get it illegally and then sell on the black market.This caviar is often exported.
Let’s get back to the town center.
In Baku, there is and elegant embankment.
Baku Boulevard is older than 100 years. At the beginning ofthe XIX century, it was built on the money of the Baku city authorities and patrons. In 2008, the embankment was reconstructed, after which its length doubled, to 25 km. Embankment received the status of National Park, a lot of attractions, fountain complexes, sports palaces, restaurants and canal systems,"Little Venice" appeared there.
It is very pleasant to walk along the embankment. It is beautifully illuminated, there is nothing superfluous.
Here is the Baku Venice.
Channels and cafes
It's nice to sit here in the evening.