Qobustan, Mud Volcanoes, Fire temple, Fire Mountain tour and Ramana fortress

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By purchasing this tour you get night tour of Baku for free! The tour brings together all the most famous sights of Azerbaijan. This is a kind of city tour and a journey through time from the primitive caves of the stone period to the perfection of modern architecture - the Heydar Aliyev Center, which was recognized as the most beautiful building in the world in 2014.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Smile Azerbaijan Tour

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Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art

State Historical and Artistic Reserve. One of the three places in Azerbaijan protected by UNESCO (2007). There are two museums inside the reserve. The first is open-air museum. Here we will walk through the caves, see the rock paintings, see the ancient cuisine, plunge into the life of primitive people. And the second museum - a modern, interactive one - was built in 2011. Gobustan is a fusion of antiquity and new technologies.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mud Volcanoes

There are about 800 mud volcanoes all over the world. 354 of them are located on the territory of Azerbaijan, which is about 40%. Guests who have visited the volcanoes say that they have been on Mars, because their surface resembles space films. You can shoot a new episode of Star Wars :) The mud is very useful for skin, joint and bones.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Bibi-Heybat Mosque

Mosque Bibi-Heybat is definitely one of the most gorgeous temples you have ever been to! Here locates tomb of relatives of Prophet Muhammad (s.v.s).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Baku Old City

Before moving on we will stop at a local restaurant. Azerbaijani cuisine has never left anyone dissatisfied! A wide range of dishes for every taste!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple

And now let's see what was worshiped in Absheron before Islam. Our ancestors many centuries ago considered fire to be holy, The religion of fire-worship was so sacredly revered that the religious holiday Novruz turned into a national one and, having survived through the centuries, is still celebrated. Temple of Fire Ateshgah is the place of confluence of three religions, Fire-worship, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism. On our tour you will understand what these three teachings have in common.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Yanar Dag

Next, let's go to the origins of this religion. Eternal Lights which were mentioned in the annals of Atilla - the Great Hun Emperor, Marco Polo and many others. Scientists date the age of the "holy hearth" 4-5 thousand years.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ramana Castle

Photostop at Heydar Aliyev Center. We finish the tour with a walk around the majestic building in the form of former president signature. The Heydar Aliyev Center is a unique building designed by Zaha Hadid.

Duration: 40 minutes
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