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As a fertile Caucasus land full of plains, Azerbaijan is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east. Surrounded by high mountains on one side and the sea on other, this country owns cultivated lands rich in oil.
The capital Baku is a highly attractive destination as the country’s developing, changing and growing power. It is the most crowd-pulling destination in the country as well, by its restless life, its natural beauties and historical artifacts reflecting the history of the region and country form past to present. Apart from Azerbaijani, Turkish, Russian and English are also spoken in this country where the majority is Muslim. Azerbaijan can be visited in every season all year round and is in high demand mostly in the warm and sunny spring months. It would therefore be advisable booking your flight to Azerbaijan without delay especially for your visits during the spring months, taking into account the high demand.
Turkish Airlines flies to three destinations in Azerbaijan: Baku, Ganja and Nakhchivan. Flights taking off from Istanbul Airport (IST) land at Baku Haydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD), Ganja Airport (KVD) and Nakhchivan Airport (NAJ) in Azerbaijan.
Flights in these routes take between two and a half hours and four hours in average. Baku Haydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) in the capital city serves as the busiest airport countrywide, followed by Nakhchivan Airport (NAJ) and Ganja Airport (KVD).
Azerbaijan shines out as a lovely country, continuously developing in line with the needs of today’s modern world and combining its historical gems with its natural beauties. The country hosts a wide range of events each year as well, so as to share its present values with the world both for tourism and cultural purposes. Capital Baku is the most colorful city for organizations; Mstislav Rastropovich International Music Festival and Uzeyir Hajibeyov International Music Festival both taking place in Baku are among the most remarkable festivals held in the country. Baku International Jazz Festival, which is held in June, is also very popular. In addition, the country welcomes its guests all year round also by Silk Road International Music Festival, International World of Mugham Festival and Goychay Pomegranate Festival.
Passengers interested in a high quality service prefer Turkish Airlines for their journeys to Azerbaijan and have an enjoyable vacation attending the festivals and discovering this adorable country.
Apart from the capital Baku, other metropolitans such as Ganja, Sumqayit, Mingachevir and Khachmaz are among the primary attractions in Azerbaijan.
The metropolis Baku is the first stop for those interested in educational, cultural, business and entertainment trips; whereas the nature lovers prefer Khachmaz, enthralling by its marvelous beauty full of splendid beaches and forests, as well as the hidden paradise Shaki, surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains. Moreover, Ganja, with a deep-rooted history filled with cultural heritage; together with Sumqayit located on Absheron Peninsula attract the attention of tourists seeking particularly cultural tours.
During your stay, you may have a chance to see the Flame Towers, popular buildings in Baku, along with Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Baku and National Flag Boulevards, Gobustan National Park and Bibi-Heybat Mosque. Maiden Tower and Fire Temple in Absheron, as well as the Palace of Shaki Khans in Shaki are regarded as the icons in the country as well. Make sure to visit also the National Art Museum and Azerbaijan Carpet Museum for getting to know the Azerbaijani culture and history better.
Seen nearly everywhere in the country, especially in Absheron Peninsula region, mud volcanoes are likely to be the reason of visit by tourists worldwide, which attract a great deal of attention. You may create an opportunity to have this magnificent hot spring experience made with volcanic muds and enjoy unforgettable moments in your Azerbaijan visit.
Railway and bus services operating between the cities are available in Azerbaijan, if you are planning to visit multiple cities during your stay. Those interested in a more comfortable transport may consider car rental options, which is the first choice of those looking for a private transport.