Baku’s Maiden’s Tower

One of the three South Caucasus countries, Armenia and Georgia being the others. We traveled to Azerbaijan in September 2019, and stayed some two weeks. The locations below are those of the travel blog we maintained.

For the blog itself, click here.

Baku
modern city with fascinating architecture
Old Baku
Icarisahar, or old town, a maze of up-and-down alleys
around Baku
petroglyphs, mud volcanoes and derelict oil fields
Quba & Xinaliq
drab Quba and picturesque Xinaliq
Nakhchivan, the city
a surreal city, capital of the enclave
Nakhchivan, the country
touristic highlights of the enclave
Sheki
18th C palaces, churches and caravanserais
Zaqatala
unpretentious town, but with a nuts festival!