Baku is the capital as well as the largest city of Azerbaijan. It is known across the globe for being the lowest lying national capital, located 28 meters below sea level. You will find this amazing city lying on the shores of Caspian Sea, precisely on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku. It is surrounded by mountains of the Caucasus, which adds more charm to its beauty.
Baku is a city that has a medieval heart but is surrounded by contemporary infrastructure. This means that though the city has welcomed modernization, its cultural and medieval heritage is safe and sound. It is interesting to note that the old city of Baku has been marked as a UNESCO world heritage site.