Yanar Dağ

Well, it is a burning mountain. As simple as that, as unusual as that. At Yanar Dağ near Bakı, natural gas is continuously floating out of the ground and there are different myths who first set it on fire. Now people travel to this burning mountain and admire the flames.

A visitors center also connects this site with Zoroastrianism, the religion of the admirers of the flame. For that you should continue your tour to the Atəşgah fire temple close to Bakı. If you have the chance to come to Yanar Dağ after dark you can enjoy the additional festival of light that the flames create as well.

Yanar Dağ

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