Rome, September 13, AZERTAC
Italian website www.turismo.it has published an article about tourism opportunities of Baku.
The author says "Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, which is located on the coast of Caspian Sea turned into the modern megapolis and is a full of surprises. Baku, which is considered to be one of the ancient cities of the East, is called "Monte Carlo" of the Caspian. The city is rapidly changing and reflects the unity of past and future. There are a number of modern buildings, new underpasses and Icherisheher, which is included to the UNESCO World Heritage List."
The author advises tourists to visit Icherisheher, which is surrounded with castle walls and has narrow streets.
The author also highlights the history of a number of important monuments, including Maiden Tower and Shirvanshahs Palace.