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Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour

2 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

Ateshgah

Ateshgah is fire temple built by ancient Zoroastrians in Absheron peninsula. Being the oldest fire temple in Azerbaijan, it still attracts many visitors, especially from Iran, India and other Middle East countries. The temple consists of walls, various rooms, fire spots and other historical monuments. Visitor together with guide walks through these rooms and gets information about the place, history, traditions of worshipers and etc.

Yanardagh

Guests will be taken to Yanardagh, located in Digah village. This is a spot of naturally burning gas, which comes out of ground. The fire here started many centuries ago and still burning. Although the size of the fire decreased over large exploration of gas resources in Absheron, the place is still very interesting and authentic. Here guests can see this natural event and also have a short break on nearby cafe with the view to fire.

Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) & Yanardagh Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Bottled water
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    Entry/Admission Yanardagh
    Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Local guide
    Transport by private vehicle
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag

    Excluded
    Food and drinks
    Gratuities
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered

    Airports

    • Heydar Aliyev Intl Airport, Baku Azerbaijan


  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Our driver will pick-up you from your location and drive to Surakhani village. The trip will take 30-40 minutes. Once you arrive you will enter Ateshgah fire temple where guide will meet you and give broad information about the temple and it's history. You will spend there approximately 1 hour and will get chance to make very interesting photos.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

    Guests will be taken to Yanardagh, which is translated as "Burning mountain". This is a place where natural gas is coming out of mountain bed, passing through soil. It is burning for many decades. Although the size of burning area decreased, this place is still attracting people who want to see this natural event. Nearby guests can sit in cafe or benches with the nice view to the flames.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Hotel Pickup

    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.
  • Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Infants must sit on laps
    Most travelers can participate
    Wheelchair accessible
    Animals or pets allowed
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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