The National Gymnastics Arena is a spectacular site when night falls ©ITG


The clock is counting down to the  Baku 2015 Opening Ceremony ©ITG

Baku 2015's Athletes' Village will undoubtedly be the heartbeat of the European Games ©ITG

The Baku 2015 Flame will be showcased at venues such as this one on  the host city's Boulevard ©ITG

The cycling road race venue is located in Freedom Square, in front of Government House ©ITG

Baku 2015 flags line the walkway through to the Media Village ©ITG

Baku 2015 branded London-type taxis can be seen all around the city ©ITG

Near enough every lamppost in sight carrys Baku 2015 branding ©ITG

Baku 2015 merchandise is readily available in the Park Bulvar shopping mall ©ITG

Nar the pomegranate is one of two official Baku 2015 mascots along with Jeyran the gazelle ©ITG

Tissot, the official timekeeper of Baku 2015, is advertised at the front of the Park Bulvar shopping mall ©ITG

Maiden Tower is a much-loved symbol of Baku and Azerbaijan as a whole

Government House is one of the most iconic buildings in Baku ©ITG

Heydar Aliyev Palace is Baku's main music venue ©ITGThe Media Village café offers a selection of drinks and snacks ©ITG

There's snooker and foosball tables in the Media Village for those less hectic moments ©ITG

The media workroom will no doubt be jam-packed during the European Games ©ITG

The final destination of the Baku 2015 Flame upon its arrival in the host city on Sunday (June 7) is the iconic Maiden Tower ©ITG

The Crystal Hall is set to play host to volleyball, boxing, karate, taekwondo and fencing during the European Games, and will also provide a magnificent backdrop to the Torch Relay ©ITG

Members of the Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee will be able to see the Baku 2015 Flame travel past their headquarters on Zarifa Aliyeva Street ©ITG

The Athletes' Village Square lies at the heart of the complex ©ITG

Elchin Safarov, the Athletes' Village Mayor, addressed the media in the Baku 2015 I-Zone prior to a media tour of the complex ©ITG

The duvets in the Athletes' Village apartments are Baku 2015 branded ©ITG