Baku Business Center


One of the Bulvar's striking if smaller modern constructions, the BBM is a 21st-century conference centre with a blue-glass sea-facing back, but a northern frontage that looks like it was styled to resemble an giant air-freshener.

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Nearby Baku attractions

1. Clock Pylon

0.07 MILES

Looking somewhere between an electricity pylon and an oil derrick, this digital clock forms a central Bulvar landmark.

2. Museum Centre

0.11 MILES

Once a Lenin Museum, this column-fronted neoclassical building has a sternly photogenic facade that looks best seen from across the Bulvar. Inside, the…

3. Bulvar

0.12 MILES

Full of rare trees, cafes, fountains and fairground rides, the central sweep of Baku's seafront park is eternally popular with families, amateur musicians…

4. Historical Museum

0.25 MILES

Well-presented exhibits on Azerbaijan’s history and culture might miss the odd century here and there, but there’s more than enough to fill several hours…

5. Fountains Square

0.41 MILES

Ever-popular with strollers, this leafy piazza forms Central Baku’s natural focus. The fountains for which it is named include one topped by shiny…

6. QGallery

0.43 MILES

Of all the free-to-enter commercial galleries in Baku's atmospheric Old City, Q has the finest collection of 20th-century Azerbaijani art. It often stocks…

7. Nizami Literature Museum

0.43 MILES

The greatest attraction of this museum for most visitors is the western facade of the building it inhabits: a fine early-20th-century structure with…

8. Baku Khans' Palace

0.43 MILES

The minimal remnants of what had once been the palace, bath-house and garden of Baku's 18th-century khans is to be rebuilt as a museum, with interactive…