Interesting Facts

The National Seaside Park

Did you know that Baku Seaside Boulevard, construction of which has started back in 1909, is considered to be one of the longest promenades on the planet? To celebrate the centennial anniversary of the boulevard in the year 2009, it was decided to reconstruct and modernize the whole area. The total length of the seaside boulevard is now 25 kilometers. Baku Boulevard is not only about the strollers, green area, benches and sea; there are quite few very interesting buildings: a 75 meters high parachute jump tower, new Carpet museum building (in the shape of a folded carpet), International Mugham (Azerbaijani national music) center , and even “Baku Venice” channel complex where you can ride a gondola.