Ateshgah Temple (trans. Fire-worshipers’ Temple) from 17th century, which locates in about 30km distance from Baku. The temple was built buy Hindu community belonged to Sikhism and was regularly visited place for fire-worshipers. However, currently it operates as only museum. Sabunchu and Ramana are old villages of Baku. They have been populated since middle ages. During late 19th and early 20th century, these villages were producing industrially huge volume of oil, though it is dormant today. Those villages also represent the culture and traditions in Absheron in pretty much old fashioned way. The population of these villages still preserve local traditions and social conventions communally. Yanardag (trans. Burning Mountain), where you’ll observe flaming gas that comes from the hill. Natural gas flares continuously from ancient times and is one of best illustration why local people call Azerbaijan as “Land of Fire”.
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Ateshgah Temple, Sabunchu and Ramana villages, Ramana castle and Yanardag. All these attraction locate in suburbs of Baku. However, they can be reached in about 30 to 40 minutes from city centre.
Overall duration of the tour is about 4 hours.
- Pick up and drop off in the city centre
- Private car service
- Sightseeing program with a local guide
- Local guide fee
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary
- 1 person: 120 azn
- 2 people: 80 azn/per person
- 3 people: 70 azn/per person
- 4 people: 60 azn/per person
- 5-6 people: 55 azn/per person