Ocula City Guide Baku The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku, where east and west weave together a rich tapestry of cultural influences. Civic institutions and not-for-profits, such as YARAT Contemporary Art Space and Yeni Gallery, have reshaped local conversations, whilst placing Baku on the international stage.
The Museum of Modern Art (MIM) shows works by Azeri artists from the 20th century alongside masters such as Chagall, Dali and Picasso. And the Heydar Aliyev Center designed by Zaha Hadid, regularly presents solo shows by internationally recognised artists.
The Flame Towers as seen at night in central Baku.