Must-see shopping in Baku

  • Ovdan

    A selection of very genuine regional sweets, preserves and variants on halva/paxlava (baclava) are sold in this delightful little shop. It's in a stone…

  • Çiraq Books

    For two decades, Çiraq has been Baku's leading English-language bookshop. It has a decent range of classics, bestsellers, travel guides and locally…

  • Baku Book Center

    A marvel in this age of closing bookstores, this impressive palace of reading opened in 2018 and holds regular book signings and exhibitions.

  • Rolls Royce

    Cars to get you noticed. The showroom, shared with Mini, is in one of Baku's most elegant examples of 'oil boom' architecture, originally built in 1901…

  • Park Bulvar Mall

    Opened in 2010, Park Bulvar was Baku's first international-style shopping mall. It remains one of the most popular, though some residents complain that it…

  • Karavansara Bazarı

    While the majority of the wares on sale here are a little tacky, it's worth taking a quick look inside if only to admire the architecture of one of Baku's…

  • Təzə Bazar

    For everything from caviar (sometimes with tastings) and photogenically piled fruit to assorted homewares and Lənkəran tea, head to this fairly central,…

  • Tom Ford - Men

    The Tom Ford men's couture store occupies a classic Baku mansion that once hosted Charles de Gaulle during a secret 1944 stopover en route to Moscow.

  • Bakı Gallery

    This small commercial art gallery is more affordable than many, with a particularly good selection if you want impressionistic canvasses of Baku.

  • Port Baku Mall

    Upmarket shopping mall housing international names like Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen.

  • Tiffany

    Baku showroom for the New York–based jewellery chain where old romantics still hope to bump into Audrey Hepburn.

  • Baku Lamborghini

    Luxury cars and branded accessories for millionaires with spare cash.

  • Bvlgari

    The Baku flagship for the Italy-based international luxury brand.

  • Dolce & Gabbana

    Baku branch of the global boutique chain. Gucci is next door.

  • Kitab Evi

    Sells maps and postcards plus some of the booklets that would be free if you'd asked at the tourist-information office.