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A view of the city of Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, a country of the majority of Muslims. It borders Armenia to the East and North, Iran to South and West, and Turkey to North-west Azerbaijan is roughly the size of Sweden having an area of 86000 km2. Azerbaijan has 9 out of 11 climate zones. The major cities of Azerbaijan are Baku, Sheki, Gebele, Qobustan, and Ganja. The true hidden gem located on the Caspian Sea is the capital of the country, Baku. Baku has many Night Clubs, bars and discos to keep the tourists entertained the whole night. In these bars, there is a live performance at the weekends. The tourists usually visit the country from June to September.

Azerbaijan Top 10 Overview:

Chance of picking up girls: 3.5 / 5

Picking up at daytime: 3 / 5

Picking up at nighttime: 3.5 / 5

Looks of girls: 4 / 5

Attitude of girls: 3.5 / 5

Nightlife in general: 4 / 5

Locals' English level: 3 / 5

Transportation: 3.5 / 5

Budget per day: US$70 - $350

Accommodation: US$6 - $210

Azerbaijani Girls

Azerbaijan is a great attraction for tourists. In this country, you will also find foreign women. You can meet with the women of every country especially Asian women in this country. In addition to tourists, the Azerbaijani women are among the world’s 10 most sexy and beautiful women. It is advised to pick up tourists in Azerbaijan as it is comparatively an easy task. The locals of this country are usually associated with the business of oil refinery. Most Azerbaijani in major cities are businessmen and they own hotels and restaurants. In Azerbaijan, you will have a lot of opportunities to pick up locals as well as foreign girls. But you should gain some knowledge about these girls.

The major religion in Azerbaijan is Islam and 99.2 % of the population is Shia Muslim and has restrictions on dating and relationships and sometimes it is actually hard to get local girls. The strict rules of Islam are not so strict in major cities of the country. The nature of girls in Azerbaijan is not constant you can find some liberal girls wearing western dresses and some girls wear traditional Islamic clothes. It is easy for you to pick up foreign girls than to pick up local Azerbaijani girls. The conditions on Azerbaijan is not so disappointing, you can pick up local girls at night party bars and discos where the liberal girls usually come.

The ratio of young women in this country is more than 80 % and almost 60 % of women are educated and education has played a major role in the liberal community. The liberal community of Azerbaijan is usually highly educated. Despite being an Islamic country, the government has no hard and fast rules for women like in Iran and Iraq. Here, women have the liberty to walk on the roads wearing western clothes and some are friendly to talk with. In some small and traditional cities of Azerbaijan, strict Islamic rules are followed. These tribal areas do not have bars, discos, and pubs and in these areas, it can actually be tricky to pick up girls.

RatingLooks Looks of girls: 4 / 5

Azeri girls are total stunners, and you will fall for almost every Azeri girl you will see. These girls have typical East European features: sharp jawline, big eyes, medium nose, and big but not bizarre lips. Majority of the girls have thick black hair. However, you will find some girls with brown and blonde hair as well. Azeri girls have beautiful big eyes. Black, brown, and blue are the most common eye colors of Azeri people. Azeri girls are not generally overweight. Most of them have a great figure and work out regularly and have medium-sized assets.

RatingAttitude Attitude of girls: 3.5 / 5

Azerbaijan is known for its hospitality and friendly people. But when it comes to girls, it is a fifty-fifty situation because most of them are Muslims. And as mentioned previously, Muslims have regulations on dating and relationships. Although Azerbaijan is known to be the most secular Islamic country, the women are slightly conservative when getting intimate with foreigners. Not to deny the fact that they are also curious about foreigners and thus, you have a chance as well. The results you get will totally depend on how you approach the girls. Tips on how to approach and talk to Azeri girls are mentioned in further sections.

How to Pick Up Girls

To pick up girls in Azerbaijan, first of all, you have to figure out the right places to visit. Azerbaijan, in addition to Baku, has a lot of small cities that are filled with natural beauty. But, if you aim is to pick up as many girls as possible, you should stick to Baku. You can definitely visit cities like Ganja and Quba, but you should not expect much hookup scene in these small cities. Baku is the capital and the biggest city in the country and thus, has a decent day game and an exotic nightlife. Baku has a lot of spots where you can find single Azeri girls and tourists. These spots will be discussed in further sections.

During the daytime, you should focus more on picking up tourists. Baku is a famous tourist destination with millions of tourists visiting the city every year. During the nighttime, you should focus more on nightclubs and bars as you have better chances to pick up naughty girls at these places. You need to have a different approach during the daytime and the nighttime. During the daytime, you have to be a little passive with your approach. Being too assertive or straightforward can intimidate the girl. During the nighttime, you can be more direct and assertive in your approach. Tips for daytime and nighttime are separately explained in further sections.

RatingPickup Chance of picking up: 3.5 / 5

Picking up girls in Azerbaijan is not difficult if you do it correctly. If you visit and spend time in cities like Baku, you are likely to get more single and horny girls than in cities like Ganja. If you constantly visit tourist places during the daytime and nightclubs, and bars during the nighttime, you have a good chance to pick up girls. Other than your approach, your dressing, personality, and confidence are also vital. Confident guys have a better chance to attract and impress more girls.

Tips for Daytime

During the daytime, you may not find a lot of girls moving around the city because most of them are either students or working professionals. During the daytime, you should focus on visiting tourist places because picking up tourists in Azerbaijan is much easier than picking up Azeri girls. Assuming that you are trying to pick up girls in Baku, some popular tourist destinations in Baku are:

  • Old City
Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Maiden Tower
Maiden Tower, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Flame Towers
Flame Towers, Baku, Azerbaijan

These places are not only good for meeting and interacting with foreign tourists but are also good to utilize your vacation to have some fun and explore the beauty of Baku.

However, if you have made up your mind to find local Azeri girls, you can visit some of the excellent malls in Baku like:

  • Port Baku Mall
  • 28 Mall
28 Mall, Baku
  • Park Bulvar Mall
Inside the Park Bulvar Mall, Baku

If you don't like visiting malls, you can also visit some city markets like:

  • Yaşıl Bazar
  • Continental Supermarket
  • Favorit Market
Favorit Market, Baku, Azerbaijan

Another good option is to visit cafes and restaurants near big workplaces where you can pick up office workers. Some good cafes in Baku are

  • Təze Bazaar Delights Cafe
  • Coffee Moffie
  • Cafe City Fountain

In case you are visiting Ganja or Quba, you will have a few places to visit. In Ganja, you can visit:

  • Nizami Mausoleum
Nizami Mausoleum, Ganja, Azerbaijan
  • Bottle house of Ganja
  • Shah Abbas Mosque
  • Khan's Garden

In Quba, you can visit:

  • Quba Genocide Memorial Complex
  • Çuxur Hamam
  • Tarix Diyarşünaslıq Muzeyi
  • Nizami Park
Nizami Park, Ganja, Azerbaijan

Passive approaches like ask-for-a-favor technique can be beneficial during the daytime. Dressing and confidence are other vital factors that need to be considered.

RatingDaytime Chance of picking up at daytime: 3 / 5

Chance of picking up girls during the daytime is good in Azerbaijan in big cities like Baku. With so many tourist places and popular spots in the city as well, you have a good chance to pick up local as well as tourist girls. However, the only problem with local girls is that you will not find a lot of girls moving around the city as most of them are either students or working professionals. If you manage to find local girls in malls or markets, you have a good chance to pick them up. Day game in Ganja and Quba is average because you will only find a few tourists in those cities.

Best Places to Meet Girls

Being the capital, biggest city, and a popular tourist destination in Azerbaijan, Baku has a lot of places where you can meet single girls and horny women. These places are ideal for visiting after the sunset, but you can visit them anytime. At these places, you can find women of all age groups, including locals as well as a few tourists who visit Baku during the peak season. Visiting these places can increase your chances of picking up girls and getting laid quickly. Best places to meet girls in Baku are listed below:

  • Fountains Square (a posh public square with shops & cafes)
Fountains Square, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Dənizkənarı Milli Park (National park)
Dənizkənarı Milli Park, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Baku State University (college)
Baku State University, Azerbaijan
  • Cafe City Sahil (cafe)
  • Paul's Baku Steakhouse (restaurant)
  • Nizami Street (monument and shopping)
Nizami Street, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Highland Park (park)
  • Azerbaijan State Economic University (college)
Azerbaijan State Economic University, Baku
  • Old School (cafe)
  • Nergiz Restaurant (restaurant)

Places in Ganja and Quba are not very popular among tourists. Still, you can visit the market and some restaurants.

Tips for Nighttime

Baku is the only city in Azerbaijan that is famous for its nightlife. Nightlife in Baku is all about bars, nightclubs, and disco clubs. THe most popular areas with a lot of clubs and bars are:

  • Nizami Garden
  • Neftchlar Ave
  • Bulbul Ave

Moreover, if you can manage to get a hotel near any of these areas, you will have a massive advantage. Baku has a lot of clubs and bars where you can have fun and find many naughty women; some of them may even be looking to have sex. However, most of the single girls are usually seen in groups and are hard to pick up. If you manage to find a single girl in Baku, you can try interacting with her.

During the nighttime, you should be confident and assertive in your approach. Showing signs of nervousness and hesitation can be a big turn off for women. Understanding the intention of a man approaching a woman in a club or bar is no rocket science. Therefore, tinkering around will not help. Instead, be direct in your approach and approach a girl with confidence. Other underlying factors like your dressing and grooming should be on point to attract girls. You may also find plenty of gold diggers during the nighttime and therefore, showing off your money can help you get some girls as well.

RatingNighttime Chance of hooking up at nighttime: 3.5 / 5

Night game is pretty good for picking up girls in big cities like Baku. Many Azeri women like visiting nightclubs and bars during the night time. However, many of them visit these places with their friends or group and thus, picking up girls in Baku during the nighttime can be tricky. However, you can always find some foreign tourists with whom you can interact and try to pick up. Nevertheless, you should always prioritize visiting nightclubs and bars regularly to increase your chances to pick up horny females.

Best Nightclubs to Meet Girls

Nightclubs and bars popular in Baku. If you manage to get a hotel around happening places mentioned above you will be able to access quite a lot of good bars and nightclubs in Baku. Even if you are not living near the areas mentioned above, you can always use public transport to get to your destination quickly. Nightclubs and bars in Baku are known for there music, drinks, friendly staff, and a good culture. Some of the good nightclubs in Baku are listed below.

  • Status Club
  • Enerji Club
  • Pasifico Lounge and Dining
  • Oxen Night Club
  • Secrets VIP Club

Baku also has some great bars. A few of them are listed below.

  • Hops Pub
  • O'Malley's
  • Le Chateau Music Bar
  • Phoenix Bar
  • Beer Office

Other cities in Azerbaijan like Ganja and Quba do not have a good nightlife. However, if you are spending a night in any of these cities, you may look around the city to find a few places to hang out at.

RatingLooks Nightlife in general: 4 / 5

Being the capital and the biggest city of Azerbaijan and a popular tourist destination, Baku has a great nightlife. You will find a lot of bars, nightclubs, and restaurants in the city where you can spend your night and have a lot of fun. With excellent chances of picking up girls, the Baku nightlife is a great serving for singles as well. If you manage to get a hotel near the most happening places mentioned above, you will have a great time spending your night and, therefore, the above rating is justified. Other small cities like Ganja and Quba don't have a really great nightlife.

Baku, Azerbaijan at night

Mature Ladies and Cougars

Chance of picking up mature ladies in Azerbaijan is not very high. Azeri women are loyal and faithful and prefer taking care of their respective families. Most of them are Muslims and are very religious. Therefore, women who are housewives are not easy to pick up because of their reserved and traditional attitude. However, if you manage to find women who are office workers, they are very likely to get indulged in conversation with strangers. You can visit restaurants, cafes, or bars that are primarily located near big workplaces because mature women are likely to be found in these places. Utilizing online dating is vital because most of the single mature women are found on online dating sites.

Regions

Regions of Azerbaijan
Baku Region
Baku the political, economic, and cultural center of Azerbaijan. Oil has been extracted here since 1871.
Ganja Region
Nakhchivan
An exclave bordering Turkey to the west
Northeastern Azerbaijan
An ethnically diverse region in the Greater Caucasus mountains covered with lush green forests
Sheki Region
A beautiful green mountainous region bordering Georgia, containing Azerbaijan's loveliest city
Southern Azerbaijan
Talysh Region
Nagorno-Karabakh
Ethnic Armenian region controlled by an unrecognized independent government. Only accessible via Armenia.

Cities

  • Baku — The capital and largest, most cosmopolitan city of the Caucasus
  • Ganja — Azerbaijan's second largest city has a long history and some important sites
  • Lankaran — Southern city near the Iranian border
  • Mingechivir — A mid-sized city on the large Mingechivir Reservoir
  • Naftalan — A town best known for its special petroleum oil baths (spas)
  • Nakhichevan City — The administrative capital of Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan exclave
  • Sheki — A beautiful city in the forested Caucasus Mountains with lots to see and do
  • Sumqayit — Azerbaijan's third largest city, on the Absheron Peninsula
  • Khachmaz — This is the largest tourist destination in Azerbaijan with great beaches and beautiful forests.

Dating

When visiting Azerbaijan, dating can be a fun and interesting experience. AdultFriendFinder.com, lets you meet local members in Azerbaijan and get to know them on a personal basis before you arrive. It just takes a few minutes, you simply create an account, upload a few images and tell a little about yourself. Since time in your destination may be limited, get to know each other’s desires beforehand so when you do meet, you can skip the awkward introductions and start having some real fun.

Top Dating Tips

If you manage to fix a date with an Azeri girl, there are a few things to keep in mind. Your first date should be a trust builder. You should be able to represent yourself as a genuine guy who is really interested in the girl. Choosing the right place is also very important. You should always choose a place that is romantic and is less crowded. During the date, always maintain eye contact and never let silence fill up. Keep on cracking light jokes, asking light questions, and giving light complements. The word "light" is to be emphasized because you should never say anything on your first date that makes the girl uncomfortable. At the end of the date, you should always thank her for spending time with you and give her a warm hug.

You should dress and smell well to build an impression. Secondly, patience is the key. Azeri women will take time before coming to a conclusion to give you a chance or not. And if you are desperate, although you are not showing it, she will notice it. A guy who is desperate for sex is the last person a girl would think of dating. You should be patient, wait for signals, use tease techniques to seduce but never get too desperate or touchy.

Online Dating

Online dating is one of the fastest and the most reliable way to find girls to hookup with. Online dating is popular in Azerbaijan, with most of the young, and mature women using these platforms. Some of the best dating websites are listed below. You may find a few sex workers and gold diggers on these websites so be cautious while engaging with such girls. Lady-boys are not that prevalent in Azerbaijan, and you have a rare chance of encountering them on these websites.

  • Muslima is the biggest dating platform for Muslims. Muslims from all around the world can be found on this website. This is the best place to find a Muslim Azeri girl online. But this website is only for Muslims. If you belong to some other religion, you may join the website but may have a hard time finding an adequate partner because most of the people on this website are looking for long term relationships and marriages.
  • AsianDating - The leading Asian dating site with over 2.5 million members.
  • Tinder: The most popular dating site in the world, Tinder is a popular dating platform in Azerbaijan. It used your location to show singles around you.
  • Bumble: Another popular dating site in Azerbaijan, Bumble is similar to Tinder but comes with a sense of urgency. If you match with a girl, the girl has 24 hours to respond.
  • Happn: Another popular global dating website, Happn shows people are nearby your location. It shows less, but more specific suggestions.
  • Other websites like Badoo and Mingle2 are also popular in the country.

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What Kind of Guys Have the Best Chances

Azerbaijan is a tolerant country with acceptance to almost all religions. But when it comes to dating, being a westerner will be a novelty because foreigners are preferred and admired by the women in Azerbaijan. Guys who are well-spoken, polite, and respectful have a big chance to impress girls in Azerbaijan. Therefore, if you are a polite and respectful guy who knows how to talk to girls, then you can have a good time picking up girls.

As mentioned above, guys who are patient have a good chance. Guys who are well dressed, and well-groomed are more likely to pick up girls, rather than gross looking guys. This reason is apparent because girls will judge you based on how you look. Therefore, always make sure your look and odor are sorted. Guys who leverage online dating will always have the edge over the guys who don't use it because it gives you more options with better conversion rates and reliability. Guys who visit the country at the right time and get a hotel at the right place also have a good chance to pick up both foreigners and locals.

Risks while Gaming

Azerbaijan is a safe and secular country to visit with no threats to travelers. However, there are some things you should keep in mind when you are spending some days in the country. Firstly, if you are planning to spend more than ten days in Azerbaijan, you should always register with the State Migration service. Secondly, never talk about Armenia and do not bring any Armenian thing to Azerbaijan. Both countries are at war over a disputed region. In addition, do not say anything bad about Azerbaijan to the locals. Littering is also inappropriate and can get you in trouble. Don't be rude to women as it can get you in trouble. Cock-blockers are common in Azerbaijan and trying to hit on a girl while her boyfriend or family are around can get you in trouble. To avoid potential risks, always keep your passport with yourself.

How to Get Laid as Soon as Possible

The quickest way to get laid is to find gold diggers and sugar babies. You will find a few of them near the clubs and the bars. You may also find a few on the streets of the city during the nighttime. Using online dating websites is a very effective way of getting laid quickly. Dating sites usually have legit, original accounts, but you should still be utterly sure before getting laid. Visiting clubs and bars also increase your chances of getting laid because most of the women visit these places, are looking for hooking up as well. If you live around the hotspot areas that are mentioned in previous sections, you have a great chance to get laid quickly.

Gold Diggers and Sugar Babies

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Swinging and Naturism

Swinger clubs are popular in Azerbaijan. However, the best way to get indulged in swinger sex is to look for online swinger communities that are gaining a lot of popularity currently. Public nudity is allowed in Azerbaijan, and you can visit a lot of nudist beaches in the country. However, some of the beaches are family-friendly and thus, enquire before stripping off.

Costs of Living

Azerbaijan is not an expensive country to live in. This section has information about the necessary costs like budget per day, beer (in shop & bar), accommodation), food in a restaurant, etc.

CostsDay Single traveler’s budget per day: US$70 - $350

A single traveler will end up spending $70 to $350 per day in Azerbaijan including accommodation, food, and transportation.

CostsAccommodation Accommodation per night: US$6 - $210

Hotel rooms in Azerbaijan are moderately expensive. You can easily get a hotel room for $30 which could go as high as $210 per night. Hostels and shared accommodations are quite cheap and start from as low as $6 per night.

CostsBeerBottle Beer in a grocery shop: US$1 - $3

You will need to spend between $1 to $3 to get a bottle of beer from a grocery shop in Azerbaijan.

CostsBeerBar Beer in a bar or restaurant: US$1 - $4

If you want to get a glass of beer in a bar or a restaurant in Azerbaijan, you have to spend between $1 and $4.

CostsMeal Meal in a restaurant: US$15 - $30

The meal in Azerbaijan is moderately expensive. It will cost you anywhere between $5 to $30 to get a meal in Azerbaijan depending on the type of restaurant you choose to eat at.

Accommodation

The best areas to get a hotel for both long-term and short-term stay in Baku are :

  • Nizami Garden
  • Neftchlar Ave
  • Bulbul Ave

Couchsurfing is uncommon in Azerbaijan. Airbnb is also popular in the country and is working perfectly fine.

Four Seasons Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan

How to Get There and Move Around

Being a popular tourist destination and the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku has excellent connectivity by air to various cities in Europe and other continents. Baku is also connected to all the major cities and areas in Azerbaijan and is easily reachable.

By air:

Baku International Airport, officially known as the Heydar Aliyev International Airport is the biggest airport in Azerbaijan. It is internationally connected to a large number of important destination across the globe, including: Moscow, Sharjah, Almaty, Nur-Sultan, Tel Aviv, Beijing–Capital, Berlin–Tegel, Delhi, Dubai–International, Istanbul, Kuwait, London–Heathrow, New York–JFK, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, St Petersburg, Tashkent, Bahrain, Barcelona, Riyadh, Baghdad, and Budapest. It is also connected domestically to Gabala and Nakhchivan.

Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Baku, Azerbaijan

By bus:

Bus services in Azerbaijan include bus and trolley bus. Trolleybuses are popular in Baku and are used for intercity travel. Bus services also include inter-country buses connecting Baku to other major cities in Azerbaijan.

Local buses lined up in Baku, Azerbaijan

By car:

Taxis are very popular in Azerbaijan, especially in Baku. More than 1000 black cabs, owned by the Baku Taxi Company, are currently functional in Baku. Other local taxi services are also popular in other cities of Azerbaijan. One thing to always keep in mind is to never fall in the trap and give the amount they ask for taxis outside of the airport. Always look for online services or be good at negotiation.

A local taxi in Baku, Azerbaijan

By train:

In Baku, local rail transport includes Baku Funicular and the Baku Metro. Baku Metro is a rapid system that is notable for its art, murals, mosaics, and ornate chandeliers. Presently, Baku Metro includes three lines and 25 stations. Baku's Central Railway station is connected internationally, connecting Azerbaijan to Turkey and Georgia.

Central Railway Station, Baku

By boat:

Sea transport is important for Azerbaijan. Located on the coast of Caspian Sea, Baku has shipping services from Turkmenbashi (formerly Krasnovodsk) in Turkmenistan and to Bandar Anzali and Bandar Nowshar in Iran. It is also connected to Absheron peninsula.

Pleasure boat in Baku, Azerbaijan

Visas: For the Azerbaijan visa, a valid passport for at least six months is required. Citizens of Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan are allowed visa-free entry to Azerbaijan. Citizens of 15 countries are eligible for a visa on arrival. Citizens of European Union countries and 67 other countries can apply for an electronic visa. Because of state war, citizens of Armenia are denied a visa to Azerbaijan. Citizens of other countries need a pre-approved visa to visit Azerbaijan.

Digital Nomads and Remote Work

To find work in Azerbaijan, you can browse job sites online. You can also find some office work in Azerbaijan if you visit some of them. Baku is the best city to get jobs because it is the industrial and financial capital of Azerbaijan. You can also look for part-time jobs in bars, clubs, and restaurants. Work permit for Azerbaijan can be obtained easily. You can visit the Azerbaijan Embassy in your country to get more details.

Internet and Mobile Operators

The average cellular internet download speed in Azerbaijan is 2.5-5 Mbps, which is average. However, since Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan, it offers good internet speed and uninterrupted connectivity. Some popular telecom companies in Azerbaijan are:

  • Delta Telekom
  • Eurodesign CSC
  • Simbrella
  • Aile TV Nərimanov filialı
  • Aile TV Gəncə filialı

Gambling and Casinos

There are no legal casinos in Azerbaijan. There were 12 casinos in Azerbaijan until 1997 when they were permanently closed. However, you can try your hands on online gambling.

Weed and Drugs

Weed is illegal in Azerbaijan for recreational use but legal for medicinal use. Cannabis is cultivated illicitly in Azerbaijan and can be found if you make some inquiry with the locals.

Health, Fitness, Gyms and Massage

Talking particularly about Baku, the city has a lot of good gyms like:

  • Alpha Gym
  • Best Gym
  • The Club Port Baku.

Many good massage centers are also located in the city, such as:

  • Bali Spa
  • Lady House Spa
  • JOYY HOTEL & SPA

STDs and HIV

HIV has been an increasing problem in Azerbaijan with around 1200 people diagnosed with HIV in 2007. You should always use protection when engaging in sexual intercourse with a stranger in the country.

Stay Safe

Robbing and pick-pocketing in the capital Baku, especially in poor and sparsely populated areas is possible but rare and is higher across the capital at night. Common sense is useful as in all other countries. Also watch your stuff in public transport. Corruption is widespread. But as a foreigner you have a fairly strong position in refusing to pay "hörmet" (bribe). Never give any bribe. Often Azeris are so ashamed of their corrupt economy, that they might hide it from you anyway.

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