A Modern City Steeped in Ancient History
Situated at the crossroads of the Middle East, Europe and Asia, the vibrant capital of Azerbaijan is where antiquity meets modernity. Perched on the Caspian Sea and known as the "Land of Fire," Baku is a city full of enticing juxtapositions. With its proximity to both the historical Sherq Bazaar and the strikingly modern Heydar Aliyev Center, The Ritz-Carlton, Baku provides easy access to explore this intriguing capital city. Be sure to save time to explore the ancient Inner City, wandering within its fortified walls and past medieval landmarks.