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Azerbaijan is a modern and strong country attached to its past and advancing confidently into the future. Azerbaijan is a country cherishing its values. Respect for national and moral wealth, history, traditions, the human factor and citizens is our top priority. The modern Azerbaijan is recognized in the world through its nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev. And the Center bearing the name of Heydar Aliyev has become a symbol of modern Azerbaijan and modern Baku. The building of the Heydar Aliyev Center is an embodiment of the development of the present-day Azerbaijan and its attachment both to the past and to the future. The logo of the Heydar Aliyev Center also represents a reflection of this idea. The Center’s logo symbolizes Azerbaijan’s forward-looking aspirations, the progress and the future of the country. The silver color of the logo epitomizes the overcoming of obstacles and moving towards a goal. The silver color is a symbol of leadership, struggle, dynamism, wisdom, transparency, development and innovation. The lines of the logo harmonize with the building of the Heydar Aliyev Center and embody Azerbaijan’s dynamic development, the country’s aspirations to becoming an international leader and progress through perpetuation of values such as attachment to the Motherland and people. The Heydar Aliyev Center’s logo emphasizes the institution’s mission viewed through the prism of global and national values, nation building traditions and the message to be passed over to future generations. The Center’s slogan "To the Future with Values!" is based on this idea.
Currently run by Chabad and built on the site of the original Ashkenazi synagogue, the current building is a renovated military warehouse built into a synagogue in 2003. Inside the building, there is also a Georgian Jewish community that has a separate prayer space. The Georgian community today is a mix of Mountain and Georgian Jews. The Ashkenazi/Chabad synagogue is a mix of former Soviet Jews, Mountain Jews, and the Chabad rabbis who originally are all from Israel.
This is a walking tour to discover the reflection of Baku’s past and hear about oil barons of the first oil boom era and their quest for personal glory and fame. The tour offers insider's guide to urban exploration about social, cultural, political aspect of every-day life in Baku with background of stories based on real life of oil barons from late 19th and early 20th century as well as soviet and modern times. The tour highlights how oil changed Baku as as the new generation of the first era of oil boom assumed their social responsibility for a change in an oriental conventional Muslim society. You will hear stories about Azerbaijan’s dilemma of East vs. West, oil barons’ hunger for personal glory and fame, Influence of Polish architects, change and continuity through times under imperial Russia, Soviet and Independent Azerbaijan.
This tour is great if you have limited time in Baku, but want to see all of the main sites and learn about Baku's rich history. You will stop and visit the Baku Boulevard, old town, upland park, Heydar Aliyev cultural center, Fire Temple, and the Burning Mountain.
The main aim of the Baku City Tour is to show you all the important and dazzling sites and buildings of Baku and to create a nice luxury image of the city in your minds.The best tours take you to the winding streets of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.The tour will be very helpful for you to plan your stay in Baku more effectively. If you don’t know what to do on your visit to our country, check out the program itinerary.
Green Garden 145 has not only one, but two key points. First of all, it fully lives up to its name, creating a calm and relaxing atmosphere with various green plants at the open terrace. And second, it's a perfect place to watch football games playing on a big screen in the open salon, while enjoying the real hookah. The cuisine offers national and European dishes and experience of traditional Samovar tea, which you can enjoy while playing board games (backgammon and domino) with friends. Green garden 145 has 1500 m2 area filled with 370 seats at open and closed terraces, big open salon and comfortable private rooms, and offers private parking area for customers.
Qala Divari is a unique restaurant in the old city of Baku. They serve a delicious mix of European and Middle Eastern food from kabab and shakshuka to dumplings and Qutab. Don't forget to try their homemade Turkish tea and pop in on a night when they're playing traditional music, live!
Baku's only kosher restaurant. Serves a combination of Israeli and local cuisines.
Benjamin is an Azerbaijani Jewish Zionist. He has interests in nature, camping, football, and more! When he is not touring around Azerbaijan, loves doing researcher and travelling and is also an accountant.
Elnur is a qualified tour guide who studied at Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University. He offers both walking tours and driving tours to the city's most popular and historic sites, national parks, and museums. Depending on your interest, whether it be food, architecture, or history, Elnur has both day and multiple day tours to give you a great overview of the beautiful city.
Want an experience you can't get with a large group? Come join me for unique explorations of Azerbaijani Jewish history. I am a researcher of Azerbaijani Jewish history and have compiled the most extensive database of Jewish historical locations in Azerbaijan to-date. I have 3 years of guiding experience in Azerbaijan + multiple years of guiding experience in the USA, Israel, Jordan, and Europe. It is my pleasure and honor to get to share these rich stories and locales with people wanting to experience them in Baku, Quba, and all across Azerbaijan's rich cultural tapestry.
Along with the opening of Art Gallery boutique, Hajinsky’s house obtained a new life; Belonging to the history of national culture, the works of Azerbaijani fine art classics, exhibited in our hotel, also received a new life through improvisations of young contemporary local and foreign artists, who interpreted the subject of classical works of past in modern art pieces. Famous artist Romero Britto created several exclusive artworks for the Hotel. Another popular master, sculptor Julian Voss-Andreae constructed unique Spannungsfeld Female Figure. Other than that, the Hotel owns an Invisible restaurant with a possibility to dine and Sattart Café with indescribable beauty of the paints of a famous Azerbaijan artist Sattar Bahlulzade that will immerse you into the world of art. Perfectly located in historical part of the town, the hotel is 1 block away from Maiden Tower with Fountain Square and is in front of the Seaside Boulevard. What is more, it shares the same block with Dior, Tom Ford, Zilli, Bvlgari, Tiffany and other high-end stores.
The Renaissance Palace Baku has 60 luxury rooms and suites, all decorated with a European theme. Each room comes with an air conditioning unit, high-speed Internet access, cable TV, a safe and a minibar.
The premier international 5-start luxury hotel located in iconic flame towers, a symbol of Baku, Azerbaijan and quite often preferred by Israeli guests.