Archangel Michael Russian Church
The modest Archangel Michael Russian Church is the centre of Baku’s Orthodox community. It’s not geared towards tourists, but you’re...
Təzə Pir Mosque
It was built between 1903 and 1914 but a recent renovation has added gilding to its minaret tips and stone cladding to the surrounding...
A classic venue is İzmir where Manana, a sort of local Kylie Minogue, enjoys a bizarre Vegas-style residence.
With a wide-ranging, international picture-menu, this Cafe City occupies a grand Stalin-era building close to the Hyatt Hotel.
By far the nicest place in Baku for Persian cuisine, the Bibi offers live but unobtrusive music in its spacious double dining hall with olde-worlde tulip-chandeliers and rush-matting to soften the ceilings. Try the kəşki badımcan (eggplant with Iranian whey; AZN4).