Baku and Tbilisi are two Caucasian cities with their beauty and history. Each city has something to see and enjoy.
In this article, we will consider several interesting places that every tourist and guest of these two capitals should visit.
- Seaside Park in Baku - The longest park on the shores of the Caspian Sea. There are a large number of restaurants and attractions. In addition to entertainment, you can just walk along the promenade, enjoy perennial trees and sea air.
- Old Town in Tbilisi - If you want to see true Tbilisi, then you definitely need to visit this place. In fact, it is part of the fortress with walls and gates. Inside are the sulfur baths of Abanotubani. These baths are valid and after a fascinating walk you can relieve your tiredness inside.
- The old city in Baku - This fortified city is located in the city center. Inside the fortress is the palace of the Shirvanshahs with a mosque, and just at the exit is the Maiden's Tower. You will find many interesting houses, museums and the famous street from the shooting of the film “Diamond Hand”. Entrance to the old city is free, but entrance to the territory of the Shirvanshahs Palace and the Maiden’s Tower is paid.
- Tbilisi Botanical Garden - It was founded back in 1845 and has about 3,500 species of plants. This is truly a huge and beautiful place. In addition to plants and trees, there are waterfalls, fountains and bridges.
- Temple of fire worshipers Ateshgah - Located in the Surukhan district of Baku. This is an ancient temple with eternal flame, which was worshiped by Zoroastrians, Indians and Sikhs. This temple was built in the 17th century.
- Narikala Fortress - Located in the center of Tbilisi on the mountain. It is considered the most popular place among tourists. The city walls and the botanical garden open from the ramparts. You can get there by stairs or cable car.
- Heydar Aliyev Center - A modern architectural building that has become one of the symbols of Baku. On the territory there is a picturesque park with a beautiful fountain and a winding path. Inside the center is a museum. Entrance to the museum is paid, a walk in the park is free.
- Ethnographic Museum - This is a miniature open-air museum of Georgia. Here you can find all the national buildings, tools, interior items and much more. You can get acquainted with the culture of the Georgian people.
- Yanardag - Burning mountain in the city of Baku. This is an eternal flame under the open sky, which is not afraid of rain, snow, or strong wind. The fire burns due to the constant emission of gas. Especially beautiful in the evening.
- Tsminda Sameba Cathedral - This is the highest temple in Georgia and is considered its symbol. The height of the cathedral reaches 101 meters. In addition to arches with unique carvings, painted walls, inside are manuscript icons and the Bible.