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Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
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I visited Baku on one of the rare occasions it decided to snow for the weekend!! However Yanar Dag was still burning despite that! I must admit I expected the whole mountain to be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply because I have never seen anything like that in my life, it was worth a visit. I was taken there by locals that treat this place as some mystical place and place of worship. It is fascinating; fire comes out of the mountains covered with snow. The fire is burning hot to stand by, but you can quickly touch... More 

Thank Marina F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really unbelievable.. you will see the fire and very strong. But its nice to see if you have time.! Don't come with your kids or watch them and there is payment 10 manats

Thank Walid P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The place is nice and attractive But unfortunately there is nothing but fire There is no restaurant or coffee shop near it. The weather was too cold and ground covered with ice and it was wet and sloppy

Thank Toome A
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Yanar Dag Nice place to visit to see fire come from the Mountain because of natural gas inside the Rocket .

Thank h_almahmeed
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Baku on one of the rare occasions it decided to snow for the weekend!! However Yanar Dag was still burning despite that! I must admit I expected the whole mountain to be on fire but despite the fact it wasn't I still found this phenomenon quite impressive and was glad I'd seen it!!

2 Thank Hailsk2411
Baku, Azerbaijan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It's just a little fire coming out of rocks. You can also walk the stairs up the hill to see the village, and that's it! I went there today and it's honestly not worth the visit or the money spent on transportation.

Thank Allreemm
Baku, Azerbaijan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were definetely expecting something more impressive. Just a small fire. And there is no written information around to explain about yanar dag.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

i'm against some rude comments, in fact the fire it's just in small area (like 2 meters) but it means a lot for me as a visitor of Azerbaijan, I knew that Azerbaijan is the land of fire, and one of the reasons of going to Azerbaijan is to visit this place, the fire is something unique. A translator was... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

There is nothing interesting on the place except of gas flare coming out of the rock. Of course it should be more interesting if you hire guide. I recommend you to go to Ateshgah first because it is more tourist attractive and at least you'll get more information why Azerbaijan is "Land of Fire", after that as a prove of... More 

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Stirling, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I have never seen anything like this, it was fascinating to watch. Our guide threw water on the fire and it went out briefly and the rock went bright red! It reignited virtually instantly and produced black soot. It is definitely worth a visit as it helps you understand the whole fire concept in Azerbaijan and why the olden day... More 

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