The first stop on the tour is one of the most visited historical sites of Baku, Atashgah, also called the Temple of Fire. This sanctuary of eternal fire was built in the 17th century on the site of the oldest temple of Zoroastrians.Yanardag – One of the most famous and popular tourist places of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan is the mountain of Yanar Dag.
What is included/excluded
Hotel pick up & drop-off
Professional Licensed Guide
Touristic Destinations Mentioned Above
Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
Entry/Admission - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any hotel located in the city center.
Please contact us for pick-up details.
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
The first attraction is Ateshgah (Fire Temple) - the fire-worshipping Zoroastrians left their mark at Ateshgah, where the Fire Temple amazes visitors with its spouts of flame. The present temple only dates from the 17-19th century, though, as the site was adopted by the Hindu merchants trading in nearby Baku.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan
Yanardag (Fire Mountain) - just 20 minutes drive from Ateshgah you might notice a strange orange glow rising from the hillside near the low pass. That’s because the hill itself is on fire. Gas escaping from subterranean flues has been burning incessantly for decades and now attracts the curious from all over the world.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan
Heydar Aliyev Center (outside) - The center of Heydar Aliyev is a cultural center built on Heydar Aliyev Avenue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Center is a complex structure, which includes an auditorium (congress center), a museum, exhibition halls and administrative offices. It is named after the third president of Azerbaijan Republic – Heydar Aliyev. The project of the center was developed in 2007 by the architect Zaha Hadid. The cultural center of Heydar Aliyev is considered as one of the symbols of modern Baku.
Duration: 20 minutes
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
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