Want to shop in a funny, interesting as well as challenging way? Then Azerbaijan is fantastic with all its malls, bazaars, streets, stores and local market places. In this vibrant country, there is everything to satisfy buyers’ thirst as an opportunity to browsing things are abundant. With crazy bargaining tricks and small research, shopping in Azerbaijan is something everyone would love. Here is a little glance at what you can do for making shopping experience in the country unique and memorable.
Azerbaijan Shopping Guide
When in Azerbaijan, make your way towards the capital city Baku that boasts many stores and shops for visitors to explore. This includes:
TsUM shopping store (MUM)
Among many shopping centers, this is the largest departmental store in Baku. Located right in the heart of town, this center is well known for its quality products. This store sells everything from handicrafts, clothing, local goods to daily edible items such as fruits and vegetables, nuts and spices. With a wide variety of products, you can spend a lot of time shopping here to your heart’s content.
A popular shopping delight for tourists and locals alike, Nizami Street is one of the prominent market places in Baku. On either side of the street, there are stalls, small outlets, souvenirs shops and supermarkets. This part of the city is also notable for its restaurants, café, clubs and bars. Even though shopping remains as the prime Activity, the architectural marvels of Baroque, Renaissance and Neo-Gothic are also well appreciated.
Actually a park, Fountain Square is a hotspot for shopping amenities. Previously known as ‘parapet’, the current name of this square indicates the presence of so many fountains throughout the square. You can find a very good number of luxury shops, boutiques and hotels. In addition to this, the Square hosts many events, festivals and celebrations. This crowded, as well as a lively place, is also considered as a public gathering spot.
The best place to familiarize the local Azerbaijan shopping and living culture is Taza Bazar. This market provides a great choice for fresh fruits, vegetables and spices. Be sure to check at the fish market for fresh fishes, which are brought from the Caspian Sea. Also, a collection of great restaurants and other fine structures makes it a good choice to visit and explore.
The 28 Mall is a five-story, well-maintained and ultimate entertainment Hub in Baku. This shopping center offers a wide array of branded shops (selling clothes, cosmetics and jewelry and home accessories) and supermarkets. Along with shopping, you can dine-in from the food courts, hotels and coffee shops. Being the largest mall in the capital city, this center has the best Cineplex and parking area.
Port Baku Mall
Opened recently with an area of 32000 Sq.m, this 3-store complex is a treasure trove for shopaholics. Best known as a hub of fashion, beauty and style, here you can find everything ranging from accessories, makeup items and outfits to please the visitors. Famous brands including Burberry, Valentino, Marni, Emilio Pucci, Jimmy Choo, Chloe, Givenchy and Tory Burch are available.
Now you have come across the best shopping spots in Azerbaijan. Remember, returning back from this destination without shopping will be an incomplete vacation as there are hidden surprises you will never want to miss!