The city lies on the north-eastern slopes of Shahdag mountain, at an altitude of 600 metres above sea level.
Baku is one of the most important tourist destinations in the Caucasus, with many sizable global hotel chains and many popular tourist and entertainment spots, such as the downtown Fountains Square, Old City, Yanar Dag, Ateshgah Temple, Gobustan Reserve and etc
Lerik & Lankaran
Lerik is part of Azerbaijan with magnificient mountains, deep forests, noisy rivers and waterfalls, crystalline pure fresh air and fertile soil.
Yanar Dag & Ateshgah
The Yanar Dag fire is never extinguished. Around this open fireplace the atmosphere is filled with the smell of gas. The flames emanate from vents in sandstone formations and rise to a height of 10 metres at the base of a 10-metre-wide scarp below a hillside.