A small historical reference
Baku - the capital of Azerbaijan, located on the southern shore of the Apsheron Peninsula, the port on the Caspian Sea and the largest city in the Caucasus. The first written mention - V century. The occurrence of the city contributed to the city's location at the crossroads of migration and trade routes stretched from north to south and from west to east (Silk Road) as well as fuel and energy wealth, since ancient times goes on the ground and called "Nafta". The population engaged in handicrafts, trade, carpet weaving, fishing, gardening, and oil production.
Attractions - Bukhara (XIV century) and Multan (Indian) caravanserai; Shirvanshahs Palace Complex - a palace mosque, palace and mausoleum of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi (XV century); Mohammed Mosque, also known as kala-Synyk (XI century); Ateshgah - Indian temple of fire-worshipers (XVII-XVIII centuries.); Palace of Happiness (1911-1912); Maiden Tower (XII century); Juma Mosque (1899); Tezepir Mosque (1914).