For centuries, people have tried to travel not only to enjoy the beauty of nature, but also to use the natural resources for their own purposes. First of all, to maintain health. Unfortunately, not all regions of the world can be found the healing springs.

Azerbaijanis one of the countries highly gifted an abundance of natural resources, and people often come here to restore their health. In our country there are manyhot springs- isti-su (“hot water”) which, depending on the chemical composition is used in treating a number of diseases - skin, musculoskeletal system, etc. One of these sources, over which recreation and retreat centre has been built, for example, is located in Massalli region, there are many mineral springs  in Nakhchivan city and its surroundings.

In Naftalan city, Goranboy region of Azerbaijan which is located about 320 km west of Baku and 50 km south-east of the second largest city of the country – Ganja there is a unique deposit of Naftalan oil, the only of its kind. This type of oil product is not used as an energy carrier. Fireproof Naftalan oil is an excellent therapeutic natural material.

Today, modern health centres have been established in Ganja and Naftalan, and thousands of people come here to improve their health. Naftalan oil is beneficial for the treatment of patients with diseases of the musculoskeletal and cardiovascular system, liver, skin, neurological, urological, gynecological and other diseases.

Pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry of Azerbaijan produces various ointments, creams and oils for the treatment of many diseases using naftalan. Therefore, travel toAzerbaijancan be useful and interesting.


    Resort Naftalan is an only deposit in the world of medical naphthalan oil, the healing power of which is known from ancient times. Naftalan - a resort town with 100 years of history, national heritage of Azerbaijan, the value of which is difficult to overestimate.

    Naftalan city is located 50 km from the ancient city of Ganja (Kirovabad), the second largest city in Azerbaijan, in a green area in a pine park on the shore of an artificial lake. A wonderful comfortable environment for rest and treatment has been created in the shady alleys of the park.

    Recreational and medical centre Naftalan has started its activity since 1926. Patients from all over the Soviet Union with the diseases of the musculoskeletal system, with neurological, skin, gynecological, urological diseases were treated here. In the Soviet times, Naphthalan resort was a favorite place of the party elite for rest.

    At present, the centre provides the treatment of more than 70 diseases with the help of therapeutic Naftalan baths on the basis of advanced techniques in the maximum comfortable condition. Qualified, experienced and friendly personnel make every effort to achieve the main goal - the healthy of the Person.

    Azerbaijan, Naftalan Avenue Shirvan, 31
    Web site:
    (+994 50) 570-20-00
    (+994 50) 372-30-72



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