Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with coastline along the Caspian Sea. It's famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid–designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens.
Climate in Baku
Winter Season: (from November to March)
Summer season: (from June to September)
General Information about Baku
Currency: Azerbaijani Manat
Spoken language: Azerbaijani, English
Time difference between Oman and Baku: 0. 00 hours( No time difference )
Best time to visit
Baku experiences a steppe climate characterized by warm summers and mild winters. Baku is generally a dry city while the months from October to December being the wettest months of the year. The summer lasts from June to September, whereas the winter season is at its peak from November to March.
Information about Flights to Baku
Flight option: Turkish Airline, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Qatar Airways
Approximate flying hours: 6:45 hours
Number of flights in a day
Turkish Airline (2 Flight )Via Istanbul
Fly Dubai (3 Flights) Via Dubai
Air Arabia (2 flights), Via Bahrain
Qatar Airways (2 flights)| Via Doha
Interesting facts about Baku
The national animal of Azerbaijan is the Karabakh Horse. They have been bred for many hundreds of years, but the breed is now threatened with extinction as there are a few thoroughbreds left. They are hardly breed, and are famed for their speed and good temperament.
A three-hour drive north from Baku will take you to local villages set against the Caucasus Mountains that will be abloom with a flower related to vanilla- the Green Orchids. It is not the national flower of Azerbaijan, but it does grow there. Azerbaijan has yet to select a national flower.
Visa regulation to Baku
-Omanis: visa on arrival
-Other nationality: (https://evisaaz.com/visa-standard) E- Visa