What to Expect
10:00 Departure for the excursion.
Visiting the temple “Ateshgah” and the reserve “Gala” Visiting the temple of fire worshipers “Ateshgyah”. In translation, ateshgyah means “house of fire” or “place of fire”. The territory of the temple is known for such a unique natural phenomenon, as burning outlets of natural gas. In ancient times, the temple of fire was one of the main places of worship among the Zoroastrians. In the museum complex “Ateshgyah” you will be told about the way of life of the followers of the prophet Zarathustra, as well as about their traditions and customs.
Then you should visit the Baku State Historical and Ethnographic Reserve in the village of Gala. This name, which means “fortress”, came from the citadel that was here. Gala is not only a historical settlement, but also an invaluable and architectural heritage, which is a vivid example of the original national architecture of Absheron. In this regard, in 1988 the territory of the village was declared a state historical and ethnographic reserve. In the nature reserve,