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Address: Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125, Azerbaijan
Phone Number: +994 12 340 45 47
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Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
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Easy to go by public transport

It's easy to reach this place by public transport. Take the Bus no 217 from the Koroglu metro station till the last stop for 0.50 manat per person. The entry for the sight is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yanar Dag translated as "Fire Mountain", is an ancient and visually stunning fire which blazes continuously on a hillside. The flames shoot into the air as long as 10 feet, on the 30-foot wide ridge of a limestone hillside that has been continuously on fire for more than one thousand years. The natural gas vents ensure that hot flames roar... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped off during a drive around the Absheron Peninsular. It was a pleasant day, and the 30 minute stop at Yanar Dag was interesting. The fire is never extinguished, the flames are about 1m high. Old cart and some echo rocks are also on display. Worth a visit for interest.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's easy to reach this place by public transport. Take the Bus no 217 from the Koroglu metro station till the last stop for 0.50 manat per person. The entry for the sight is quite expensive for what you get. 2 manat per person. But for us it was very impressive to see the stones burning. We didn't see something... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Caspian Sea near Baku. They say its been burning since last 2000 years come rain or shine.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a truly amazing sight to see the rocks burning , but it's also not more than that . It takes a few minutes to experience this phenomenon but that's it . Not a place you can go to to spend a few hours , just af few minutes will do . Certainly not to miss when on a trip... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This oil country has it's oil so close to the surface it is just burning in these rocks. Find a nice place to eat close by to enjoy the great food in this area.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I must say I really enjoyed our visit to Yanar Dag. Reading previous reviews I can understand why people were underwhelmed as it is indeed just a small piece of a hillside on fire. But that's just it! It's been on fire since the 1950's when some local ignited it by accident. The hills are teeming with oil and gas... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

so there is a small fire in the hill !!! worth 2 minutes tops. interesting bit of nature, but so what ??

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Visiting Yanar Dag is a Unique and Interesting Experience It is a small mountain with burning fire. Though it was getting cold by evening time when we visited the place,the warmth from the fire was a pleasant experience. Not a very big place...just a small mountain and souvenir shop,but still worth a visit if you are in Baku for few... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It is the only burning hillside I have seen and is worth a visit because it is so unusual. That said, it is only a small part that is burning and there's not much else to see in the area.

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