Expo 2025 Baku

10 May - 10 November 2025 Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Director of Heydar Aliyev Center, Anar Alakbarov, welcomes the BIE enquiry mission to Azerbaijan’s famous Heydar Aliyev centre.

  • Young Azerbaijani supporters welcome the BIE to a traditional dinner in the heart of the UNESCO old city.

  • The Expo 2025 Baku Bid Committee present their proposals to host World Expo 2025 to the visiting BIE Enquiry Mission.

  • The BIE Enquiry Mission delegates listen to presentations for World Expo 2025 Baku.

  • The Minister of Finance and Head of Azerbaijan's delegation to BIE reveal the full support for Baku’s bid across Government, business, civil society and youth.

  • The masterplan for the proposed site for World Expo 2025 Baku is presented on location to the BIE enquiry mission.

  • The BIE enquiry mission take a tour of the proposed Expo site which is fully secured and located close to Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku

  • Maiden Tower

    Baku's Old City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At its heart is the Maiden Tower. Possibly millennia old, much of the present structure dates from the 12th century.

  • Flame Towers

    Azerbaijan 'land of fire' provided the design inspiration for the Flame Towers. Overlooking Baku’s Old City, these three distinctive buildings transformed the skyline when they opened in 2012.

  • Heydar Aliyev Centre

    The Heydar Aliyev Centre is an award-winning building for contemporary culture. Designed by Zaha Hadid and completed in 2012, it is considered her masterpiece. It shows Azerbaijan’s commitment to cutting-edge, iconic architecture.

  • Baku

    Baku, the largest city in the Caucasus and capital of Azerbaijan, sits on the shores of the Caspian Sea. It is a modern 24-hour city. Leading hotel chains, exclusive retail brands, excellent restaurants, and a thriving nightlife make it an attractive destination.

  • Baku Boulevard

    The Baku Boulevard, created more than 100 years ago, is a popular promenade along the Caspian seafront. At more than 5km, it has landscaped gardens, cultural and sporting venues, cafés, amusement parks, malls, musical fountains and more.

  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies

    Volunteer performers have played a major role in the success of Opening and Closing Ceremonies at large-scale events, like the Baku 2015 European Games and Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.

  • Gobustan petroglyphs

    Just outside Baku lies the rocky landscape of Gobustan where a collection of ancient carvings bear testimony to 40,000 years of rock art. Recognised by UNESCO for their outstanding universal value, the Gobustan petroglyphs are among humankind\'s first attempts to understand and record the world.

  • Shirvanshah’s Palace & Flame Towers

    The 15th century Shirvanshah's Palace in Baku’s Old City sits harmoniously with the 21st Century Flame Towers.

  • European Games

    In 2015, Baku hosted the first-ever European Games. More than 6,000 athletes from 50 nations competed in 253 medal events.

  • Government House

    Baku's eclectic architecture makes it one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Ancient monuments and contemporary designs blend seamlessly with the traditional, such as Government House.

  • Formula 1

    Since 2016, Baku has been home to Formula 1. The Baku City Circuit is recognised as one of the world’s most stunning tracks.

  • Fireworks over the Caspian

    Spectacular fireworks over the Caspian draw crowds to the Baku Boulevard during major festivities and large-scale events.

Our Theme

Our Theme – ‘Developing human capital, building a better future’ – is of global importance. It will have an impact on every individual, in every society, in every country.

Human capital is our collective potential. The sum of our creativity and knowledge. Our talent and experience. Our ingenuity and promise…

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Baku and Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is a land of plentiful natural resources, centuries old culture and legendary hospitality. For centuries the country has been at the crossroads of continents and civilisations. With lands spanning Europe and Asia, it is a commercial, political and cultural bridge between east and west, north and south…

Maiden Tower, Azerbaijan
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The Expo Site

The site for Baku Expo 2025 will be constructed east of the city. Two hundred hectares of undeveloped land, set between two growing suburbs, will be transformed into a major extension of the city with a fully integrated transport infrastructure. It will be the world’s newest urban park; an authentic and natural location that is both a beautiful and attractive addition to Baku…

Baku Expo 2025 site plan
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World Expos

For more than 160 years World Expos have helped humanity make sense of change and navigate through difficult times by promoting education, innovation and cooperation.

Intrinsically linked to the Industrial Revolution, the early Expos allowed countries to showcase their culture and power, and display their architectural and technological prowess. Inventions such as the telephone, the typewriter and the elevator, and the latest architectural technologies – in the form of the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty – were unveilled at Expos…

Azerbaijan pavilion at Expo Milan 2015
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