Author(s): Ali NADIROV, Yasin DONMEZ
Especially tourism has become one of the sectors that have large share in the economy of the countries, due to the idle use of aircraft increasing income and liesure time, which was idle after the second World War. Countries attach importance to this sector due to the great contribution of tourism to the economy of countries. We can say that the tourism sector is closely related to the architectural structures of countries. People are curious about the architecture of other countries and visit it for this purpose. In this context, countries are now increasing the importance of architectural structures in order to protect and develop their architectural structures to attract tourists. In this regard in our study the effect of architec buildings on tourism has been discussed on the scale of Baku city. In the city of Baku the capital of Azerbaijan where the research was conducted, there are historical buldings on the UNESCO World Heritage List as well as modern and religous buildings. In addition on the preservation of historical buildings in the city, religous buildings are also built for the worship of new, modern, Muslims, Christiansand Jews.For this reason, in order to measure the effect of university employees, living Baku state tourism agency employees, public and private sector employees in the field of tourism and the local people in terms of tourism, the buildings we chose within our study in the city were prepared according to the semi-structured interview technique, and the interview was conducted through on interview forum consisting of two parts. The Maiden's Castle, which has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, and the Atesgah temple, which is one of the three Magi temples in the world together with Icherisehir, are the first three architectural structures that attract tourists in Baku, according to the opinion of 95% (54 people) of the total participants.