Full of cafes, fountains and fairground rides, the central sweep of seafront park is eternally popular with families, amateur musicians and courting couples. Striking modernist buildings here include the International Muğam Centre, the Baku Business Centre and the four-storey Park Bulvar Mall. Crossing the main road to reach the promenade area can be awkward but there's a handy underpass in front of the photogenic old Puppet Theatre,
Park Bulvar is a mall and cinema complex on the Baku Boulevard, a national park that occupies a special place in the hearts of all Bakuvians. The mall has 17,000 square meters of retail and leisure space, including 6 screen cinema theatre, planetarium, food court and a supermarket.