walk in delightat the Caucasus’ largest park
There are several enormous parks in the world, and one of them is Heydar Aliyev Park Complex in the Azerbaijani city of Ganja. With a total area of 450 hectares, the park complex also offers a delightful range of entertainment for children and adults alike. Activities such as walking, picnicking and various other attractions make the park a highly popular destination.
At the entrance, guests are greeted by the grand Triumphal Arch, from where you can admire a panoramic view of the park, which stretches for two kilometres, and the entire city from a platform 35 metres up. The artificial lake created in the park, the picturesque rose and flower beds, and rare plane trees further enhance the thrills for visitors. Thanks to the botanical garden that surrounds the park complex from all sides, it has become a favourite spot for those who want to share captivating photos on social media. Moreover, the attractions in ‘GanjLand’ leisure and entertainment centre within the park are not only for children but also for adults. While here, you can even join the audience for events and concerts held at the amphitheatre. There is also a 7-km-long cycle path for those who like to take a bicycle for a spin.
Heydar Aliyev Center, which operates in the park complex, is a fine example of modern architecture. The national architectural elements, intricately worked into the façade of the building, draw visitors’ attention. Inside the three-storey center, a modern sundial made of glass reflects the map of Azerbaijan.
All of these attractions combine to create a formidable experience that the residents of Ganja and the city's guests always leave with the most pleasant memories.