Ateshgah temple and Yanardag tour from Baku
Walking tours

Ateshgah temple and Yanardag tour from Baku

Availability: Daily
Duration: up to 8 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage listed temple of Ateshgah
  • See with your own eyes an ancient fire temple used by Zoroastrians, Hindus and Sikhs
  • Experience the endless natural fire of Yanar dag
What to expect

If you are interested in Old Persian culture, you have to visit this places to catch the atmosphere of the magic of fire and Asian mystics.

Baku is known as the “land of fire” and Ateshgah temple is the symbol of Zoroastrians. This temple is in the UNESCO world heritage list. You will start your tour with excursion to Ateshgah. The temple of fire worshippers Ateshgah is located on the Apsheron peninsula at the outskirts of Surakhani village and has been revered in different times by Zoroastrians, Hindus and Sikhs. The current constructions of the temple date back to the XVII century. As a result of recent excavations far more ancient artifacts were discovered here. By the decree of the President of Azerbaijan Ateshgah was declared a State historical-architectural reserve. This museum under the open sky was recently restored. Different workshops and souvenir galleries are located here now.

The excursion ends at Yanar Dag. Yanar dag is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea.

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What's included
  • Transportation: Comfortable A/C minivan or sedan
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Entrance fees (Ateshgah Fire Temple and Yanardag)
Where
Meeting point:

Your guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel in Baku 10 minutes before tour starts

When
  • Every day at 9:00
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Provider
Sakura LTD
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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