On your next trip to Azerbaijan’s capital make sure that you consider our Baku car hire services as a way of reaching your destinations faster and enjoying your trip more. Baku is not only the largest city in the country but it is also the largest city in the Caucasus.
If you fly into the city, you will be landing at Baku Airport or Heydar Aliyev Airport as it is known as which is situated twenty-five kilometers from the city’s center. The airport connects to the city via a bus route and a minibus as well and of course taxis but your best choice by far would be to make use of our Baku car rental services and have a car ready for you at the airport as soon as you land.
Once you reach the city there are quite a few sites of importance that you’ll want to see, a few of the most important being located within the walls of the Old City which used to be the Baku fortress.
The Palace of the Shirvan Shahs is one of the things you’ll see there, a medieval palace which has to be seen by any visitor to Baku and the Maiden’s Tower is the other thing that has to be seen. Despite its name this mysterious tower’s actual use is not known, it was built sometime between the 7th and 12th centuries and might have serves as anything from a fire beacon to an astronomical observatory or something as simple as a defensive fortification.
There are several sights outside of town that you may want to see such as the Atashgah Fire Temple and the Yanar Dagh. The latter is a mountain that has been constantly on fire for over a thousand years due to the natural gas vents present on its slopes. These two are great examples of why car rental in Baku will pay off in the end as it will allow you to see these two places on your own schedule.
These have been only a few examples of what you can see on your trip to Baku, rest assured that with the help of our Baku car hire services you can visit these and many more.