be inspired by Lake Goygol

Located in the Goygol National park, Lake Goygol is known for its stunning, crystal-clear water. It is at 1,500 m above sea level.

be inspiredby Lake Goygol

Thirty kilometres from the city of Goygol, visit the Goygol National Park for its stunning, crystal-clear lakes, the largest of which is Lake Goygol.  Sitting 1,500 metres above sea level surrounded by lush forests in the Lesser Caucasus Mountains, many consider Goygol (meaning Blue Lake) to be Azerbaijan’s most beautiful lake. It formed after an earthquake in 1139 sent rocks tumbling from the peak of Mount Kapaz, which towers above adding drama to the wonderful scenery. Given its beauty, Lake Goygol has long been a source of inspiration for Azerbaijani artists, musicians and writers, including the great Nizami Ganjavi who lived in the region in the 12th century.

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USEFUL INFORMATION

weather and season

Air temperature

Current:
24°C
Average:
16.3 – 24°C / 61.3–75.2°F

Feel temperature

Current:
24.1°C
Average:
15.8 – 27.2°C / 60.4–81.0°F

Wind

Current:
  • Mostly cloudy
  • NNE
  • speed 9.3 km/h

When to go

  • Peak Season:
  • Spring, summer, autumn

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Visit German-inspired Goygol
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Hiking along the Azgilli – Chiragli trail
Hiking along the Azgilli – Chiragli trail
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Hiking along the Azgilli – Chiragli trail

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Hiking along the Azgilli – Javadkhan trail
Hiking along the Azgilli – Javadkhan trail
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Hiking along the Azgilli – Javadkhan trail

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Hiking along the Javadkhan – Azgilli trail
Hiking along the Javadkhan – Azgilli trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Javadkhan – Azgilli trail

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Hiking along the Javadkhan peak – Chiragli trail
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Hiking along the Javadkhan peak – Chiragli trail

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Hiking along the Chiragli – Azgilli trail
Hiking along the Chiragli – Azgilli trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Chiragli – Azgilli trail

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Hiking along the Dastafur – Chiragli trail
Hiking along the Dastafur – Chiragli trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Dastafur – Chiragli trail

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Hiking along the Chiragli – Dastafur trail
Hiking along the Chiragli – Dastafur trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Chiragli – Dastafur trail

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Hiking along the Amirvar – Mahrasa trail
Hiking along the Amirvar – Mahrasa trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Amirvar – Mahrasa trail

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Hiking along the Soyugbulag – Mahrasa Temple trail
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Goygol
Goygol

Goygol

Discover one of the most picturesque regions in the country. Goygol is celebrated in poetry, paintings and songs as the country’s most loved mountain lake. More

Western route
Western route

Western route

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