Half-day Absheron Tour (Fire Temple, Burning Hill & Heydar Aliyev center) - in Baku - LikeALocal Guide

Half-day Absheron Tour (Fire Temple, Burning Hill & Heydar Aliyev center)

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37 EUR

During this half day tour you have a chance to discover Yanardag Mountain often called as "eternal flame mountain" and get acquainted with famous fire temple of Ateshgah and see the uniqe style iconic building- Heydar Aliyev center

Duration: 4 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Russian

Highlights

  • Discover the old hindu temple- Ateshgah
  • Visit the hill which contains an eternal fire burning for many centuries
  • The the the symbol of modern architecture -Heydar Aliyev center

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Description

We will pick you up from your hotel and start heading to the ancient Zoroastrian Temple Ateshgah which is considered as an authentic Azerbaijani exotic site to visit. It is located approximately 30 km from the center of Baku in the suburb of Surakhany. During that period, you will learn a lot about the temple from your guide, particularly, more about a unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets. The history of Atashgah goes back to the time of the Sassanids when Zoroastrianism was the main religion in this region. During The Arab caliphate invasion, some of the fire-worshipers did not accept Islam and were eventually forced to return to India, where the history of the fire religion continued.
In the second part of the visit, after visiting the temple you will directly go to the Yanar Dag which is not far from Surakhani temple. It is the most famous and popular tourist site of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan.
After that we will head back to Baku city and stop at Heydar Aliyev center where you will get a chance to take a photo in front of beautiful and iconic building.

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What’s included & not included

  • Comfortable car and professional driver
  • Professional Guide
  • Pick up/Drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fee to these museums:Fire Temple, Burning Hill
  • Other additional expenses

Meeting point

Guests are picked up from their hotel

This operator has 5 reviews for other tours

5.0/5

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An excellent guide in Baku
Azer was a great guide during our day out.

He was very accommodating to our requests, and very friendly.

He made sure that we had a good experience and went (quite literally) the extra mile for it. He was also very knowledgeable as a guide about the history of his country and brought interesting opinions and perspectives on the table.

Finally he was very helpful before and after the trip.

I highly recommend going with him on a tour!
C
Incredible Tour of Azerbaijan's Best Spots
My friends and I had an incredible experience on this tour! We were only in Baku for a couple days, so we signed on for two full-day tours with Azar. Everything went smoothly.

Our guide was wonderful– he picked us up at the train station, helped us get sorted out with finding an ATM and coffee, then we spent the entire day exploring the best of Azerbaijan. The van was comfortable and large, and we stopped plenty of times for refreshments.

He was knowledgeable about the culture and history of Azerbaijan and seemed to really enjoy showing us around. If I'm ever back in the area, I am definitely booking through Azar again!
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Great Day Tour
We had a great day out, our guide seemed to enjoy taking us around and was very knowledgeable (we really enjoy the place he took us for lunch).
This is the tour we have enjoyed the most while in Baku and if we come back we will definitely do another tour with them. Thank you
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37 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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Tour operated by: Best Baku Tours