Azerbaijan, the country and former Soviet republic, is surrounded by the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, which span Asia and Europe. Its capital, Baku, is highly recommended for its old walled Inner City. Inside the Inner City lies the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a royal retreat dating to the fifteenth century, and the hundreds of years old stone Maiden Tower, which commands the city horizon. Azerbaijan, the place that is known for the flame! This nature flame, known as Yanar Dağ, has been glowing in Azerbaijan for no less than 65 years. One of Azerbaijan's most renowned sites is Yanar Dağ (or "Consuming Mountain"), a natural gleaming flame burning on a slope along the Caspian Sea. While visiting the Baku, you can visit some of the tourist destinations which will blow your mind. ID: 628306445 Flame Towers of Baku – a new business card of the city. The well known Flame Tower complex made out of 3 structures. It is intriguing that the lighting of Flame Towers is viewed as the best on the planet. The outside of the Towers is completely covered with LED screens which reflect diverse visual characters in motion, which can be visible from any corners of the city. ID: 517854259 Old City Tour: Icheri Sheher (Old City), known as a "fortress" – is a unique historical and architectural conservation region in the central point of Baku. This is one of the antiquated and densely populated spots of the nation and even the Middle East. Archeological excavations discovered burial vaults of the Bronze Age. The Maiden Tower (the 12th century) and the Shirvanshah palace (the 13th-16th century) are well-known historical monuments locate in Old City. Moreover, there are a lot of other distinctive monuments of Icheri Sheher - mosques, minarets, the remainders of caravanserais "Multani" and "Bukhara", ancient baths. There are a lot of keepsake shops where you can purchase national garments, kerchiefs, scarves, dishes and handmade carpets. ID: 409004896 The Philharmonic Park: BAKU'S GREEN OASIS, just outside the walls of Baku´s Old City. This park is also known as the Governor´s Garden or Vahid Park. One of the senior researcher named Dr. Kamil Ibrahimov in the Old City State Historical and Architectural Reserve have researched how this lush park came to be created in arid Baku. Museum of Carpets and Applied Art is a greater structure situated on the seafront. The Museum is one of the best accumulations of the neighborhood and Persian carpet which will be exhibited to your consideration. It has a splendid exhibition of woven and hitched Azerbaijani carpets, gems, weaving, metalwork, and carved wood. The oldest carpet dates from the XVII century. Here you can get familiar with of rugs and weave your first little floor covering too. ID: 1317822518 Heydar Aliyev focus – The Center bearing the name of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev has turned into a symbol of current Azerbaijan and modern Baku. The structure of the Heydar Aliyev Center is a sign of the advancement of modern Azerbaijan and its attachment both to an earlier period and to the future. ID: 561466312 Gabala - is notable amongst the most wonderful part of Azerbaijan with a rich and antiquated history. At some point, formerly (for a long time) this city (Kabala) was the capital of Caucasian Albania. Up to the here and now, there are the vestiges of the antiquated city and the main entryway of Caucasian Albania. Among the nearby attractions, there are Russian forests, stream valleys, the popular Chestnut forest, and various beautiful towns. ID: 1143435152 Tufandaq Winter-Summer Tourism Complex - Here visitors will have a chance to see the magnificence of this place by using the cable car in the place. Next, you can visit the Shooting Center Gabala (where you can do activities like archery, shooting a gun on the plates, shooting range). ID: 775233361 7 Beauties waterfall - If the climate is favorable, you can also visit "7 Beauties" waterfall (there are 7 little cascades, the seventh one lies on the highest point of the mountain). This massive waterfall spilling from the highest peaks of the Caucasus Mountains and situates in Vandam town of Gabala. The name of the Seven Beauties (Yeddi Gozal) Waterfall begins with the name of the 7 mountain streets that pass to reach the waterfall. As the cascade is totally solidified in the winter, it gets harder to get there. At the highest point of the waterfalls, there is a tea house with an outstanding wooden mattress where you can drink tea by hearing the wonderful sound and landscape of the waterfall. The water of the tea is taken from this cascade and gives a distinctive taste to it.