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Address: Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125, Azerbaijan
Phone Number: (012) 340-45-47
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There is something, which makes me return

Strange, there is nothing to see...You come here, see some part of hill is burning because the gas is coming out...but there is something very attractive and magic about this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

its worth spending a few hours to pop by, perhaps drive via the oil fields. Just taken our visitors to see, and first time i’d been back in 20 years. Hasn’t changed, still burning away, nothing really else there, staff security were all very pleasant - worth a visit.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Strange, there is nothing to see...You come here, see some part of hill is burning because the gas is coming out...but there is something very attractive and magic about this place, which makes me return here many times. You should come here at night so that you could see the flame...you can order some tea there, but I prefer to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Take a taxi difficult to get to any other way nothing there other than the flames no facilities for tourists a long stay is not necessary but worth a visit

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Dallas, Texas
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117 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Like a natural gas stove, there's really nothing much here except the flames and heat. You're in the middle of oil drilling country. It's ugly. But if you want to make a tourist attraction of a natural event, this is what you get, Soviet style. No souvenir shop. Tour guides try to make it interesting by showing you other things... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Definitely something to see. You will be happy that you took the short trek out of Baku to see this as you most likely won't see it anywhere else in the world. Not worth a long stay, but worth the stop!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I really enjoyed it. It is beautiful and something of a natural wonder. If you can go during twilight or early evening or maybe even see sunrise in order to enjoy the light (during daytime some of the gas flames may be hard to see…. And don’t try to feel :- ). It is a bit tricky to get there... More 

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Nairobi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Azerbaijan is know as land of Fire ? why ? you know once you visit this fire Mountain Yanar Dag.. this place has fire going on 24/7 365 days a year come rain come snow .. its always burning and thats why they say Azerbaijan is a land of fire..

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Europe
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I loved it. Nobody there except me. It is impressive and a really hot fire. No museum, no information provided, just the fire there to amaze you. Accept 2 Manat entry fee. The fence ends 200 meters from the gate, in case you arrive off the opening hours. From Metro Koroglu take bus 217 until final stop, for 30 qepik.... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This attraction is 45 minutes outside Baku but is worth a visit if you have done the other major attractions in Baku. We went in the afternoon but I guess it is better at night. Get a taxi or driver as it is difficult to find.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It's just few flames. It's not even a meter high. Don't bother to go if you re even passing by. Surrounding is trash. And road is not really good considering the place is far away from baki.

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