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Baku, Azerbaijan
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Interesting old fashioned oil field with the nodding donkeys or pecking birds. Quite interesting though intrinsically ugly of course.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit here but I didn't find it. I asked from many locals about the place and they said they don't know about the name Boom Town. Then I showed them pics and every one was just guessing the location. BUT FOR SURE...More

Thank Tero H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This place is like no other I have seen – or want to see again probably. Like a set from Mad Max. So you can get your bearings Boom Town is also called Oil City. It’s basically oil fields planted in close surroundings of the...More

1  Thank PaulNZ
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I am from the Gulf and even in Bahrain nor Abudhabi have seen so many oil wells in this region. there are oil wells even in the peoples park, stadium car park and many other public places.

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Pretty amazing place. Like wathcing a movie. But the country is in a confict and I suppose resource areas are a target. We were posing and taking pictures with a friend when a security guy asked us to delete the photos. I did but then...More

Thank Dimitris H
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a really run down area with lots of rusting structures, it's unkempt, untidy and a blot on the landscape and probably most unhealthy fir people living on the fringes. BUT it's the heritage of the Azerbaijani oil industry and a unique site to...More

1  Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Boom Town is an industrial area where I do not like to be more. Pollution is bothering and you can feel smell of oil there.

Thank Mehdi_Farrokh
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Avoid Baku. It is an expensive and dirty city run by corrupted regime of Dictator Aliyev. Police is brutal and follow you everywhere.

Thank mahmudovam
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Driving past this on the bus it is really amazing to see all the wells ghostly moving up and down. I don't know if there is any formal way to visit this place but I'm sure you could just get off the bus and take...More

Thank DBP103
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Amazing experience, must see, If you have a little bit time, to drive around Baku. Install good gps navigation, you will be surprised how is this industry, oil industry working. Oil and mud everywhere, be aware of rainy days, or bring a solid boots.

Thank izret
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