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7 Secrets of the Absheron

7 Secrets of the Absheron

Despite increasing development in recent decades, the 30 plus villages of the Absheron peninsula still harbour some of Azerbaijan’s most compelling history, culture and tradition, a collective legacy of the fire-worshipping Indians, Swedish entrepreneurs, Bolshevik revolutionaries, misplaced poets, avant-garde artists, and many more of the diverse peoples to have settled here over the years. What’s more, for those based in Baku and without their own transport, the Absheron, occupying...

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Yanar Dag Burning Mountain in Baku

Yanar Dag Burning Mountain in Baku

Enigmatic ‘fire mountain’ in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, a country with ancient and rich history located on the crossroads of the East and West and often called the Land of Fire, is attractive for tourists due to its unique places, resources and traditions. Yanar Dag or the Fire Mountain is one of the magically attractive sites, which surprises and enchants visitors. It seems like a brilliant sparkling on the mountain surface. People have always regarded the magnificent view of Yanar D...

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