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Atesgah, Gala open air museum, Burning hills
Baku- Azerbaijan
6 Hours
15 Persons
English/Russian
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Brief

Tour to Trails of fire Atesgah, Gala open air museum, Burning hills, Yanardag Group tour with euro5 standart car and professional tourguide who speaks English, Russian, Azerbaijani and Arabic.

Tour Detail

Dear all! We are going to do an interesting tour around Baku and visit 4 very unusual places such as:

1.Ateshgah (Fire temple)

2.Gala Open Air museum

3.Yanar dag (Burning hills)

4.Heydar Mosque

Early in the morning our English speaking driver and tour guide at the same time will pick up you from your address by  euro 5 standard transport with air conditioning. First you will be taken to the Fire temple . During the ride he will tell you interesting stories about city and cite. At the arrival to a pentagonal complex Temple of fire in Surakhani, you will see a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and castle-like religious temple-altar in the middle. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. The name refers to the fact that the site is situated atop a now-exhausted natural gas field, which once caused natural fires to spontaneously burn there as the gas emerged from seven natural surface vents. Today, the fires in the complex are fed by gas piped in from Baku.

After visiting the Fire temple we will head to the Gala open air museum. Sharing the impressions about sightseeing we will get the very old Gala village. There you will see a huge complex with 3 museums in it - open air ethnographic museum, Defensive Castle of 12th century and Museum of art from waste to art .Our guide will help you not to stray in the area. The museum’s area is 1.2 hectares. There are ancient dwellings ,stone and clay houses,  movable tents made of animal skins, old bakery, market, pottery and other interesting medieval buildings. All this you can see, touch ,take photos even try to bake bread in the oven rough, smear yourself with clay or to feed the camels, horses and donkeys, peacefully resting in the stalls.

The next destination after Gala museum is Burning hills. Enjoying the interesting passage from highway to village roads and from village around oil derricks we will arrive the fascinating place in Mahammadi village, where the hill has been burning non stop for 16 CENTURIES!!! Natural gases comes out a hill set on fire...It has especially great view during the night time.

The last place of visit will be Heydar mosque- the largest mosque in Caucasus. A short excursion through the graceful mosque will discover the beauty and greatness of eastern art for you .

After exploring the territories, taking the pictures, we will head back to the city. The whole trip will take 6 hours and you will every moment of it for sure. At the end our tour guide will drop you to where we started or where you wish inside of the Baku city.

Price Detail
Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 2 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Atesgah, Gala open air museum, Burning hills
Baku, Azerbaijan
6 Hours
15 Persons
English/Russian
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Brief

Tour to Trails of fire Atesgah, Gala open air museum, Burning hills, Yanardag Group tour with euro5 standart car and professional tourguide who speaks English, Russian, Azerbaijani and Arabic.

Tour Detail

Dear all! We are going to do an interesting tour around Baku and visit 4 very unusual places such as:

1.Ateshgah (Fire temple)

2.Gala Open Air museum

3.Yanar dag (Burning hills)

4.Heydar Mosque

Early in the morning our English speaking driver and tour guide at the same time will pick up you from your address by  euro 5 standard transport with air conditioning. First you will be taken to the Fire temple . During the ride he will tell you interesting stories about city and cite. At the arrival to a pentagonal complex Temple of fire in Surakhani, you will see a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and castle-like religious temple-altar in the middle. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. The name refers to the fact that the site is situated atop a now-exhausted natural gas field, which once caused natural fires to spontaneously burn there as the gas emerged from seven natural surface vents. Today, the fires in the complex are fed by gas piped in from Baku.

After visiting the Fire temple we will head to the Gala open air museum. Sharing the impressions about sightseeing we will get the very old Gala village. There you will see a huge complex with 3 museums in it - open air ethnographic museum, Defensive Castle of 12th century and Museum of art from waste to art .Our guide will help you not to stray in the area. The museum’s area is 1.2 hectares. There are ancient dwellings ,stone and clay houses,  movable tents made of animal skins, old bakery, market, pottery and other interesting medieval buildings. All this you can see, touch ,take photos even try to bake bread in the oven rough, smear yourself with clay or to feed the camels, horses and donkeys, peacefully resting in the stalls.

The next destination after Gala museum is Burning hills. Enjoying the interesting passage from highway to village roads and from village around oil derricks we will arrive the fascinating place in Mahammadi village, where the hill has been burning non stop for 16 CENTURIES!!! Natural gases comes out a hill set on fire...It has especially great view during the night time.

The last place of visit will be Heydar mosque- the largest mosque in Caucasus. A short excursion through the graceful mosque will discover the beauty and greatness of eastern art for you .

After exploring the territories, taking the pictures, we will head back to the city. The whole trip will take 6 hours and you will every moment of it for sure. At the end our tour guide will drop you to where we started or where you wish inside of the Baku city.

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Price Detail

  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 2 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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