Amazing place you must try! You will feel a real athmosphere of old Baku. In the summer is it too hot here,
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We really enjoyed this visit, the temple is maintained very well and our guide was excellent - he took us to every room and explained the significance of the rituals that were done there by the Zoroastrians and subsequently the Hindus that visited later.
Visiting this fire temple gave me a really interesting insight into both Zoroastrianism and Azerbaijani history and culture. The buildings arrayed along the edge of the courtyard surrounding the temple itself have very informative displays and give just the right amount of interest to the...More
Do take a guide for a more informative visit. It was a bit of an emotional visit, to learn of the rise and fall of the religion in that region. The place has been restored. The natural fire is now artificial but that does not...More
There is a great story here and it's worth hearing. For most a place for a Selfie and forget the religious history. The first religion with a single God
Undeniably interesting and old its a llttle under whelming. Now surrounded by modern houses and remnants of oil fields its quite small. Still one of the main things to see though.
Visiting the Ateshgah Fire Temple in Baku recently was a great experience. Very interesting ancient history here with the temple although it feels very updated possibly through renovations or refurbishment to keep it from falling down. Still a very hot place to see and hear...More