Updated: May 28, 2020
Explore Baku the Capital of Azerbaijan - Things to do in Baku - 3 days Guideline
Baku - The capital of Azerbaijan is one of the most amazing cities with a unique and rich history and culture. The city has a variety of flavors from its beautiful old town and modern skyscrapers, home of 5-Star hotels with mind blowing architecture like Four Seasons, Hilton and Fairmount.
The city has the best traditional food with a wide variety of local and International food chains and most lively nightlife. Baku is also hosting Formula 1 racing every year.
I have visited Baku twice, once in 2015 for my business trip and in 2018 for celebrating the New Year Eve with my wife. As I was living in UAE at that time, there's a direct flight with Fly Dubai.
Visa Procedure for Pakistanis:
The procedure to apply for the visa is also very simple for Pakistanis. You can apply for the E-Visa Online and normal processing time is 1-3 business days but you can also apply for urgent visa and get in 3-5 business hours.
The cost the visa for Azerbaijan is USD 20 and you get your visa on your Email after 3 days of payment of fees.
Good news for the Pakistanis: Soon, there will be a direct flight from Pakistan to Azerbaijan.
Heydar Aliyev Centre:
I had started my day with a visit of the most iconic building of Baku. Heydar Aliyev Complex is one of the most famous and unique architectural complex that's one of the masterpieces of Zaha Hadid.
The complex has hosted different exhibitions and art work of different artists.
The different floors of the complex presents the different theme. You can also be privileged to see the cultural representing the colors of Azerbaijan, puppet collection and huge range of musical instruments.
We were totally amazed to see the beautiful miniature where they have exhibited different buildings of Azerbaijan. The price of the entry ticket is 15 AZN for exhibition and Museum & additional ticket for 10 AZN for Car exhibition.
Don’t forget to take the picture near I LOVE BAKU, it’s just a few meters away from Heydar Aliyev Complex.