By Laman Ismayilova
Baku, one of the most beautiful world’s cities is located at the joint of Europe and Asia. The capital’s name itself is interpreted as a “wind blow”, “city of winds” or “hill”, “city on the hill”.
Baku, the cultural, industrial and political capital of Azerbaijan, is located on the western Caspian seaside, on the bay shores of the same name in the southern part of the Apsheron Peninsula, rich in its oil fields.
The city is the place where a national theatre, the first in Muslim East, lifted the curtain, the first opera was performed, the first Azerbaijan newspaper was published, the first Azerbaijan library was opened.
The ancient architectural monuments of Baku are the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Old City Historical-Architectural Reserve and the Maiden's Tower and Gobustan National Park, which is famous for the ancient rock drawings and was included to the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
For the last years, Baku has changed its look very quickly. More futuristic buildings appeared in the center of the city.
Everyone is wondering how the City of Winds will change in 2030. Let`s look how this a lively and very interesting city will change in near future.
This video is prepared on the basis of a comprehensive plan of Baku city.