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…
Must see shopping in Azerbaijan
In a newly restored 19th-century building, this centre is predominantly a community project to support local potters in their craft. You can watch…
- ÇÇiraq 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…
- TTəzə Bazar
The big, bustling bazaar sells everything from pottery, metalwork and carpets to masses of fresh food. Saffron comes in a wide variety of qualities, the…
- BBaku 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.
- RRolls 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…
- CCrafts House
Although the wide range of knick-knacks is mostly fairly corny tourist tat, this two-storey complex also includes a couple of genuine craft artists'…
- HHalvaçi Yəhyə
Şəki is famed for its super-sweet, syrup-soaked halva, which is actually more like a form of paxlava (baklava). There are dozens of local brands but Yəhyə…
- PPark 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…
- GGəncə Mall
Locals remain entranced by what is Azerbaijan's fanciest mall outside Baku, but despite the soaring glass-roofed atrium, the place is full of 'could be…
- KKaravansara 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…
- TTəzə Bazar
For everything from caviar (sometimes with tastings) and photogenically piled fruit to assorted homewares and Lənkəran tea, head to this fairly central,…
Attractively contemporary small store selling local nuts, dried fruit and ground coffees. There's a cafe section too, though oddly the coffee served there…
- TTom 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.
- BBakı Gallery
This small commercial art gallery is more affordable than many, with a particularly good selection if you want impressionistic canvasses of Baku.
- PPort Baku Mall
Upmarket shopping mall housing international names like Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen.
- ŞŞəki İpek
The showroom of Şəki’s kombinat (silk factory) stocks high-quality carpets and some attractively simple silk scarves.
Baku showroom for the New York–based jewellery chain where old romantics still hope to bump into Audrey Hepburn.
- BBaku Lamborghini
Luxury cars and branded accessories for millionaires with spare cash.
The Baku flagship for the Italy-based international luxury brand.