Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 18 / corr. Trend E.Mehtiyev, A.Badalova/
Representatives of foreign media attending "Oil, Gas and Media" Conference visited a number of historical places of Baku.
"Baku is very impressive city," Matthew Hulbert, lead UK analyst told Trend. You can see a lot of history here, growth of new infrastructure and buildings over the last few years, which is very impressive to say it is a kind of European city on the Caspian."
According to Hulbert, the international events here make Baku known as a developing country in the world.
"I have not had a full opportunity yet to see everything in Baku," Kashmir Hill, writer of the U.S. Forbes Magazine told Trend.
However, Hill stressed that she was impressed by the architecture in the kind of the mix of old and very new buildings in the city.
"The people very nicely met me at the airport," Hill added.
Marc Gueniat, senior researcher, the Berne Declaration (Switherland) said that Baku is great and impressive city with everything new and very fashionable.
He stressed that it was his first visit to Azerbaijan.
"We had very nice welcome here. I went to old city of Baku and tried national foods. People are very warm and welcoming," Gueniat told Trend.
Tom Bergin, Europan corporate strategy correspondent at Reuters was also impressed by the hospitality of the people in Baku.
"People here are very nice," Bergin told Trend.
He said that unfortunately, he has not had an opportunity to know national food well yet, however, he stressed that there is a number of good restaurants in the city.
Talking about today's conference, Bergin said that such events are good opportunity to learn more about the country.