When vacationing in Azerbaijan, make sure to spend some time in the resort town of Lankaran, if it is not yet your main destination. Located on the southeastern part of the country, this picturesque town near the Caspian Sea is accessible by bus, train and taxi from the capital city of Baku. There are several reasons why you should spend your next holiday in Lankaran, and here are the top five.
First is the Mayak, an old lighthouse at the center of the city. This white tower used to be a defense tower, a prison and headquarters for the Communist Government Party during the Soviet days. As you walk away from this white Mayak going to the Caspian Sea, don’t [Read more…]