A sprawling cosmopolitan metropolis, Baku, the Azerbaijan’s capital in the South Caucasus’, is a confluence of East and West. Situated on the coast of the Caspian Sea on the southern tip of the Absheron Peninsula, Baku’s Old city is a World Heritage Site with walled fortress, the palace of Shirvan Shahs and Giz Qalasi. Surrounded by an expanse of desert wasteland with white salt flats and natural oil pools seeping up to the surface, the city entices the visitors with its varied landscape. For an intellectual scene, Visit the Museum of Modern Art to discover Azerbaijan’s contemporary art and for fun and entertainment, go to Baku State Circus for mesmerizing aerial displays. For an exotic waterfront holiday, Explore Baku’s magnificent Caspian coast on a boat trip or relax lazily by spending the day at one of its many beaches. The city’s musical scene thrives with beats at the Filharmonia which hosts thrilling classical music concerts, while the International Mugham Centre is a beautifully designed venue that celebrates the mesmerising sounds of Azeri folk music. Culture, tradition and nature are interwoven in the texture of this city.With its skyscapers, Baku is certainly making its mark on the world map. Due its recent furbishing as a tourist destination, Baku is provided with chains of luxury hotels in the centre and budget accommodations. There are a numerous hotels in the city which are fringed on the coastline overlooking the sea. Four Seasons Hotel, JW Marriott Absheran, FairMont, Jumeirah Bilgah Beach hotel, Hilton, Hyatt Regency are some of the hotels which you can consider for a perfect stay.