We will start our tour with excursion to Ateshgah. The temple of fire worshipers Ateshgah is located at the Apsheron peninsula at the outskirts of Surakhani village in 30 km from the centre of Baku and was revered in different times by Zoroastrians, Hindus and Sikhs. Current constructions of the temple
are dated by XVII century. As a result of excavations far more ancient artifacts were discovered here. Pentagonal complex has an open courtyard with temple-altar in the center which was the place of pilgrimage for worshipers. 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.
Then we will take road to Ethnographic Reserve GALA. Gala village is located about 40 minutes from Baku. Before him , few people knew and thought , but in recent years the popularity of this small village has become huge. And the reason is simple - someone came up with a great idea to do an archaeological site museum under the open sky. Coming to the museum, you feel caught in the olden days. Historical significance landmarks confirm that these places were ancient human settlements. " Bairamali hamam " was known in ancient times as " Hamam Bay ." Attributable to XII-XIV centuries this hamam in 1881 was also reconstructed person named Bayram . " Gum hamam " ( "Sand Bath" ) , located on a high hill , a long attention was not given proper attention. Excursion to Yanar Dag. You can see here nature phenomenon, incessant burning nature gas on the rock which named to the Yanar Dag reserve the burning rock. As the historians say, maybe this place gave the name *the fire country* to Azerbaijan.
Overnight in Baku.