Naftalan

oil baths a remedial wonder

Approximately one hour’s drive from Ganja is Naftalan – a resort town named after a rare type of oil which for centuries has been extracted and used here to cure all sorts of ailments.

Experience healing oil

As the only healing naphthalene oil field in the world, Naftalan is a unique resort town of international importance. The oil found here is rare and naphthenic and while it looks similar to conventional industrial oils, its unique chemical composition affords it exceptional therapeutic qualities.

 

DID YOU KNOW

Naftalaninteresting facts

DID YOU KNOW
INTERESTING FACT #1

Naftalan oil possesses anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antihistamine and vasodilator properties, meaning it can be used to treat over 70 diseases.

INTERESTING FACT #2

Naftalan oil has been used medically since at least the 12th century but only on an industrial scale since the late 19th century after a German chemist developed a healing cream from it that was sold commercially. 

what to doin Naftalan

Bathe in Naftalan oil to relieve aches and pains
Bathe in Naftalan oil to relieve aches and pains
Health & wellness

Bathe in Naftalan oil to relieve aches and pains

Naftalan is a resort named after a rare type of oil famous for its healing properties.... More

Rejuvenate at Naftalan's wellness resorts
Rejuvenate at Naftalan's wellness resorts
Health & wellness

Rejuvenate at Naftalan's wellness resorts

For nearly a century the resort town of Naftalan has been attracting sufferers of all... More

highlights to look forward toupcoming events

Naftalan

Show:
Naftalan

bookan adventure

Choose from a wide range of places to stay and tours to enjoy for the ultimate Azerbaijan travel experience.

plan your trip to Azerbaijan

Create a fully customised day-by-day itinerary for free

Azerbaijan right now #ExperienceAzerbaijan

This is where your mind will wander, where your soul will flourish & where your senses come alive. Share your experience.

subscribe to our newsletter