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Fountains Square, Baku

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Fountains Square is a modern square in central Baku that hosts many public events, celebrations, and festivals, and remains one of the most popular gathering places in the city. Stroll around it to view a host of water features with shiny silver spheres, and soak in the local atmosphere as you visit the surrounding restaurants, cafes, shops, and hotels. Consider combining your visit with the nearby literature museum, which has a lovely facade with statues. To visit Fountains Square and other attractions in Baku, use our Baku trip itinerary builder website.
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  • Well maintained landscaped area in the centre of town, there are 100's of refreshment areas all within a 2 minute walk.  more »
  • Right at the foot of the old city. Linking it to the new Nizami area and street. The white marble gives a great feeling of authenticity and wealth  more »
  • Whilst we were in central Baku we visited Fountain Square which is an attractive public space with a huge array of fountains in different styles and arrangements. The square was initially constructed....  more »
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  • is a public square in downtown Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. The square was previously called Parapet and is often referenced to by the same name now. The name of the fountains square derives from the presence of dozens of fountains throughout the square first constructed during Soviet rule of Azerbaijan.
  • A great square for walking around. It's surrounded by shops and restaurant which can make for a great evening.
  • Beautiful square with great cafes and restaurants
  • The best place for staying in Baku city, near the old city of Baku, near beach park, and near many tourist attractions in Baku city. With many restaurants, coffee shops, clubs And people are there all days and nights, the city never sleeps there
  • Try to visit it early in the morning before all the tourists flood the place. Every time you turn a corner, you find a lovely alley with small balconies with a lot of decorated flowers and plants. People are friendly and laid back. Take your time yo walk around, absord the atmosphere and probably sit down for a cup of coffee, a glass of beer or some ice cream before heading out for Boulevard.

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