Interesting Facts

The National Seaside Park

Did you know that the Baku Seaside Boulevard, construction of which 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 strollers, green areas, park benches and the sea; there are quite few very interesting buildings located there: a 75 meter- high parachute jump tower, the new Carpet Museum (built in the shape of a rolled-up carpet), the International Mugham (Azerbaijani national music) Centre, and even the charming“Baku Venice” waterway and canal complex where you can ride in a gondola.