6 awesome Outdoor Activities in Baku

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity
— Seneca the Younger

Written by: Tom

The largest city of Caucasus is Baku. It is the capital of Azerbaijan. It is located on the coast of the Caspian Sea. Baku is full of beautiful sights that include the cleanest public beach, easternmost point in Azerbaijan, German grace in Baku, Accessible island on Caspian sea Baku eye, Sea and Attractions together, the symbol of Baku, German trace in Baku, and another dimension. There are a number of activities that can be performed in Baku for fun and amusement purposes. They include kayaking, Baku eye, Upland Park Baku, Paddleboarding, shahidlar khiyabani and following are the six best outdoor activities in Baku.

1. Kayaking in Baku

It is one of the perfect water sports activities. It is especially for those people who like to spend the afternoon paddling. It could be amongst the most fun water sports during monsoon season when the weather is appropriate. It is, therefore, said that planning a kayaking trip is very important as it totally depends upon the atmospheric conditions. The famous kayaking spots in Baku include Lankaran, Lake Goygol, Sheki, Shamakhi, The Caucasus Mountains, The mountain villages, and Quba. They offer fishing on kayak as well. Here is a link to know more about it.

2. Baku Eye

There is an attractive view to the Caspian Sea and Baku from the top of the Baku Eye. It was clean and tidy cabinets. The observation wheel of the Baku Eye is 200 feet tall. It is a 60m big wheel performs attractive light shows after dark. As it spins very slowly, therefore, a ride takes nearly 15 minutes including stops.

 3. Upland Park Baku

Its specialty is that it is the highest point in the Azerbaijani capital and is famous due to the panoramic view of the city and its bay.

4. Paddleboarding in baku

Paddleboarding is another famous activity performed in Baku. It is one of the most difficult water adventure activities and requires a lot of strength to carry out. The biggest advantage of paddleboarding is that you can manage and control your speed easily in it.

5. Shahidlar Khiyabani (martyr's lane)

It is one of the must places that you should visit in Baku. It is one of the places in Baku that is extremely essential. It is actually a cemetery and memorial in the capital town of Baku, Azerbaijan. It is popular due to the names by the names of the Martyrs' Lane and the Alley of Martyrs.

 6. Ateshgah of Baku

It is situated on the Abşeron Peninsula and is also known as the Fire Temple. It is 30 km away from the center of Baku. It was revered in different times by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs. In the 17th-18th centuries, the actual and current state in which the temple is now present state was constructed in. But the 19th century later on it was abandoned due to the dwindling of the Indian population in the area. May God bless you with the best of health and happiness.


About the Author:

Tom is a blogger and a nature lover. He is obsessed with traveling and adventures and that too with his family.

He believes that water has a steady hold of him. He regularly writes about his experiences at http://kayakcritic.net/.

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