Ideas of visits to ancient cities often make us think of sacrificing our connection to the modern world. Such is not the case in Baku, Azerbaijan. A country that was once part of the former Soviet Union, Azerbaijan celebrates its ancient origins while it embraces technology. Discover medieval and modern wonders in Baku as we highlight some of the top destinations. A visit to Baku will enrich your soul and provide you with a strong dose of hope for the future of the world. While you are there, explore its long, storied historical structures and also enjoy the modernity of the city.