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“great” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Yanar Dag

Yanar Dag
Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125, Azerbaijan
(012) 340-45-47
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

and quiet place in middle of nowhere. Atmosphere of flames and peace is fascinating! We went there with pretty low expectations - had plenty of time to kill, but this turns out to be one of the very best attractions in Baku. Loved it!

Visited November 2013
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Budapest, Hungary
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Warmth of Earth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

If you had the feeling that ever lasing fire is made and only for heroes of the communism, you can change your mind...
It is the original, just the power of gas and has nothing to do with regimes or politics...

Visited October 2013
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Budapest
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Interesting but not a must”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

It is a bit outside of Baku. If you have time it is interesting to visit especially as you are driving trough some parts of the city which are showing much more the real life than center of Baku. If you are thinking to go with Taxi or by public transport I'd reconsider to do that and spend the time to see some other sights. Before my visit I've found the info that entrance is free. Not any longer. It was 1-2 manat to enter.

Visited October 2013
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Washington DC
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“Who paid the other reviewers?”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

While it is unique that there is gas seeping from the ground at all hours, and that it's on fire I'm not sure how this is enjoyable.

Road there is garbage and the area is surrounded by trash and smells like cows. There were a few guys there staring at us and an unmanned trinket stand.

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Tralee, Ireland
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“Very unique sight”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

This place is about 45 mins drive outside city
Very unusual
Burning natural gas on hillside
In the middle of an oilfield
A wacko green part members nightmare !!
Great to see
2 manats entry
Toilets free there
Nice oil wells to see on the way
Recommended

Visited September 2013
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