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View Poll Results: Which is the most beautiful capital?
Baku 161 44.85%
Tbilisi 158 44.01%
Yerevan 40 11.14%
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 11:09 AM   #61
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Just voted for Baku (not a very difficult choice), this city looks stunning, hope to visit it some day! For how long has this city-development been going on?
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 12:12 PM   #62
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Just voted for Baku (not a very difficult choice), this city looks stunning, hope to visit it some day! For how long has this city-development been going on?
Thanks a lot! I would say a faster development has been started since 2004 after Azerbaijan has started to receive revenues from its oil projects
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 12:28 PM   #63
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Hm this picture is for me very strange

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Old November 2nd, 2010, 12:30 PM   #64
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Hm this picture is for me very strange

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What is strange in it?
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 12:31 PM   #65
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Napolen era ligth post in front of 21 st century builiding ...for me is very strange...
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 12:36 PM   #66
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Napolen era ligth post in front of 21 st century builiding ...for me is very strange...
It just looks old. In fact, they installed it only last year
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 02:06 PM   #67
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Thanks a lot! I would say a faster development has been started since 2004 after Azerbaijan has started to receive revenues from its oil projects
Good job anyway! Love the harbour/park/promenade-area and the old town especially! Looks like a potensial tourist destination for me
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Old November 2nd, 2010, 05:19 PM   #68
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Old November 28th, 2010, 11:46 AM   #69
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I vote for baku,the city is a blend of modern and historical architecture....baku is trully impressive...wud luv to travel there...BTW tbilisi and yerevan are also good...
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Old December 12th, 2010, 11:33 PM   #70
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Baku view from TV Tower. Photo by user Александр46 :

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Old December 13th, 2010, 08:38 AM   #71
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Wow, Baku and Tbilisi are really the two top dogs here...although Yerevan is hopefully up-and-coming. I feel like Baku has the London-esque cosmopolitan feel of a regional center for all the Caucasus, while Tbilisi has a much more French feel to it...
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Old December 13th, 2010, 09:02 PM   #72
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Galendar, do you really think that photos of highways are relevant in this thread?
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Old December 13th, 2010, 09:09 PM   #73
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Galendar, do you really think that photos of highways are relevant in this thread?
Why not when it is not only about highway?
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Old December 28th, 2010, 08:19 PM   #74
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Both Baku and Tbilisi are beautiful cities. I've been to both Baku and Tbilisi several times recently and stayed there for a while. I don't think it would be correct to compare these 3 cities (Yerevan included) with each other just by taking a look at a few pictures. You really have to be there yourself. The main reason is that, Tbilisi and Yerevan added together, is still not anywhere close to the size of Baku in terms of population and area (square kilometers). And that, changes everything about the city. When I'm in Tbilisi I get a feeling like I'm in a calm, beautiful, ancient city. But Baku is totally different. It has it's own way of showing what beauty is. It's a mixture of ancient and modern life style. The traffic is a nightmare, lots of construction taking place, tons of modern buildings being built and yet, no matter which way you turn your head, you'll see an ancient piece of architecture right there in front of you. If I had to make a choice, I would choose for Baku. Amazing city.
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Old February 2nd, 2011, 12:08 AM   #75
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Old February 18th, 2011, 04:15 AM   #76
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I have been in Baku and Tbilisi. Tbilisi is really beautiful. It is fantastic place! I was really impressed when I got there. Surrounded by hills and having scent of history Tbilisi appears to be very cute. At the same time, Tbilisi is not comparable to Baku due to the fact that these cities are of different calibre. Baku is huge and considered as a financial, cultural, economical and business hub of Caucasus. Baku has many historical buildings of several epochs and styles. The west and the east is tied to each other in an incredible manner in this city, as well as history is tied with future. Baku has very cool new buildings which give the feeling of greatness, nobless and economic power. Special emphasiz must be done concerning Baku Boulevard. I have been in many countries and many cities, but I have never seen such a beautiful boulevard as one which Baku has. Baku is an amazing city. It has its own unique atmosphere which one can not find anywhere in the world. Moreover, in its progress Baku is still far further than any city in Caucasus and I would dare to say that even in broader scale. My vote definately goes to Baku.

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Old February 18th, 2011, 05:38 PM   #77
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Baku for me. Nice developing city with great potential!

P.S. I like the idea and design of Carpet Museum!



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Old April 16th, 2011, 05:52 AM   #78
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Old April 16th, 2011, 05:55 AM   #79
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Just to specify. It`s not fair to compare Tbilisi and Baku, because those are two different landscapes with Tbilisi surrounded by hills and Baku being a sea city. Tbilisi is much smaller and much European looking with all its churches and fortresses and red rooftops as well as Art nouveau architecture. It`s very cozy. Baku is much grander in size with skyscrapers everywhere. It looks more like a rich middle eastern city like Dubai. Even it`s historical buildings look modern. Each city is beautiful in it`s own way, it`s just a matter of what type of city you prefer. I prefer Tbilisi with it`s old charm and character.
As far as Yerevan, it looks like a Soviet city which I don`t like.

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Old April 18th, 2011, 03:54 PM   #80
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Art Nouveau in Tbilisi? I'd love some pictures, I didn't expect that!
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