Two major events will take place in Baku in May and June 2017, leading to an increase in security and anticipated traffic disruptions.
From June 23 to 25, the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will take place in Baku. The race circuit will pass by Azadliq Square, the Government House, the Maiden Tower, the Old city, and Neftchilar Avenue. Traffic in the area of the circuit will be completely blocked during the race.
Individuals traveling in Baku during the abovementioned periods are advised to plan for alternatives routes and expect increased security and traffic congestion.