The historical city of Baku has much to offer to its visitors. Some of the most important and often-visited places in Baku, Azerbaijan include the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its Shirvanshah Palace and the Maiden Tower. Baku is also home to a variety of venues including the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall and the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. Museum lovers can choose to visit the Azerbaijan State Museum of Art, the Nizami Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, or the Carpet and Applied Arts Museum, which exhibits carpets from all periods from both Azerbaijan and the Azeri provinces in Iran.
The famous Fire Temple in Surakhani or Qobustan, also a UNESCO World Heritage site, is best known for being home to the famous rock petroglyphs and mud volcanoes. Apart from this, visitors can enjoy a great variety of national parks, such as Hirkan National Park, Shirvan National Park, Absheron National Park and many more.
Apart from the city itself, places surrounding Baku also offer numerous attractions. Hyatt Regency Baku hotel will be delighted to arrange city tours for its guests. The hotel offers extensive fitness and spa facilities on site, along with three pools, tennis and squash courts, billiards and table tennis tables and an aerobics studio.