Want to shop in a funny and interesting way? Then Azerbaijan will be a fine choice with all its malls, bazaars, streets, stores and local market places. This vibrant country has got everything to satisfy the buyers’ thirst with abundant opportunities for browsing various things. With crazy bargaining tricks and small research, shopping in Azerbaijan is something everyone would love. Here’s a quick glance at what you can do for making shopping experience in the country unique and memorable.
Where to shop in Azerbaijan…
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 of products. This store sells everything from handicrafts, clothing, local goods, to daily edible items such as fruits and vegetables, nuts and spices. With amazing 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, building’s architectures (featuring Baroque, Renaissance and Neo Gothic) are also incredible.
Actually a park, Fountain Square is a hotspot for shopping amenities. Previously known as ‘parapet’, 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, square hosts many events, festivals and celebrations. This crowded as well as lively place is also considered as a public gathering place.
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 nice restaurants and other fine structures makes it a good choice to visit.
28 Mall is a five-story, well-maintained and ultimate entertainment mall in Baku. This shopping center offers a wide array of branded shops (selling clothes, cosmetics and jewelries and home accessories) and super markets. Along with shopping you can dine from its food courts, hotels and coffee shops. Being the largest mall in the capital city, this center has 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 is everything ranging from accessories, makeup items and outfits to please its visitors. Here 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. And in all aspects, your trouble over where to buy in the country may end here. Remember returning back from this destination without shopping will be an incomplete vacation as there are hidden surprises you should not want to miss!