Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku

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An internationally recognized architectural marvel, Heydar Aliyev Center displays a curved modern style. Designed by the late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, the elegant building stands 74 m (243 ft) in the middle of a square and houses a museum, a gallery hall, and a grand auditorium. Explore the signature landmark, which symbolizes the modernization of Azerbaijan, and enter to observe many interesting exhibits and artistic features. Note that officials prohibit photography inside. Put Heydar Aliyev Center into our Baku day trip planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Baku.
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  • Great architecture and grand view. Helps understand the culture of this beautiful country. It looks radiant at night.  more »
  • The Heydar Aliyev Center is a cultural center built on Heydar Aliyev Avenue in Baku. It is a complex structure that includes an auditorium, a museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices. He bears the name of the 3rd President of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev. The author of this project is one of the most prominent women architects of our time - zaha Hadid, whose name means "brilliant" in Arabic. At one time she was awarded the title of "queen of the curve." This center is one of its expensive projects, its construction was spent 250 million dollars.
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  • This is a must visit place in Baku city area...Unique & amazing architecture of the building with nice museum inside...Elderly people should be careful since lots of steps to climb.  more »
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  • An amazing cultural arts centre and museum with amazing exhibitions of art and history. Awesome architecture. One can spend the entire day here just wandering about inside from one exhibition to another. Has a very detailed section on the history of Azerbaijan and its founding father Hyder Aliyev.
  • Amazing architecture, one of the most beautiful buildings I have ever seen! Especially from the inside. Interesting exhibitions, it is clear that a lot of work/thought was put into everything. Highly recommended!!
  • A unique architecture makes it stand out I. The world. The place is well maintained, well lit and beautifully structured. Definitely a place to visit in baku
  • Very beautiful place.Near to the city centre. An incredible ambitious project and international architecture. It contains a conference hall, a gallery and a huge museum. It has a mini Azerbaijan history exhibition, which tells you about the architecture and location of Azerbaijan's buildings. Parking is very comfortable. Also the wheelchair and trolley accessible entrance.Out side the centre, very good for kids and adults to enjoy in the green grass and take beautiful pictures.
  • Very modern museum with mostly high tech projectors and audio system that tells you about the history of country. You must visit if you are in Baku and the entire tour will not take more than 3 hours if you want to know all the details.
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