Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
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Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour

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Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan

With Private Fire Temple and Fire Mountain Tour you will find out why actually Azerbaijan is called land of fire with visiting 17th century fire temple and hill that literally burning 4 millenniums.
Driver and Guide will pick you up from the hotel in specified time and directly drive to the Fire Temple. The temple is located in the south-eastern part of the Surakhani settlement of the Absheron peninsula, 30 km away from Baku. Ateshgah is a fire temple built in the 17th-18th centuries in the place of the eternal flames of natural gas. The earliest building of the temple belongs to the 1713 year, and the central temple was built in 1810 by merchant Kanchanagara funds.It was sanctified by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs at different times.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

After The Fire temple, your last destination will be the Fire Mountain. This natural burning flame became as a result of the emergence of natural gas at the foot of the hill. A hill that burning approximately 4 millenniums nonstop even in times of raining and snowing roots of the gas going as far as to Caspian Sea.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan

On the way back to hotel you will stop in Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center for the photos from outside. You can take a nice picture front of the "I LOVE BAKU" sign. The iconic Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre was designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and is famous for its distinctive flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. As a brilliant piece of post-modern architecture, the building’s shape is an eternal cycle, connecting the past with the present. The building houses a conference hall, gallery halls, museums and more and seeks to unite people of diverse backgrounds in a place of shared ideas. The building won the London Design Museum award in 2014.

Duration: 20 minutes

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  • Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Comfortable Air Conditioned Car
  • Professional Driver service
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Touristic Destinations Mentioned Above
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
  • Entry/Admission - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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