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Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku

Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
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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  • Azerbaijan is a mysterious country for common people. The best way to have a good idea about history, people, traditions as well as modern day country is to visit this magnificent architectural...  more »
  • We live opposite a Zaha Hadid building (Oxford). Not many people can say that. But it's on rather a more humble scale than the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre. Most people come here to pose in front.....  more »
  • The Heydar Aliyev cultral center is not just an architecture masterpiece but also offers a window into History of Azerbaijan. The cultural center has a modern museum showing some of the articles in....  more »

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