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Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Baku

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An internationally recognized architectural marvel, Heydar Aliyev Cultural 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 Cultural Center and other Baku attractions into our Baku vacation builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I am not fond of meusem hence didn't like it much and I believe the price to enter is not high Thanks SJ 
  • I won't tell you that inside there is some fantastic-interesting exposition, but the Interior and exterior of the building shakes. Shakes with any thoroughness and scope ever made. This incredible art object, a mandatory visit to Baku.
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  • Unique architectural masterpiece and wonderful. We wandered around the building and one of Jonathan's grandest buildings design. The Museum includes a political and cultural history of Azerbaijan and more. There is also a section llmaasiv which use locally with availability to hear an audio clip of just standing in front of the machine. There is also a section for women's and men's traditional clothes in different regions of Azerbaijan. Also, the distinctive and famous buildings section in Azerbaijan with information about the building.
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  • A visually stunning building. Expensive to get into (was 15AZN in November 2016). A number of exibitions, the permanent ones being about Heydar Aliyev and a number of miniature versions of prolific buildings in Azerbaijan. Small cafe inside serves coffee and cakes, but no tea! Free wi-fi.
  • An incredibly beautiful place! Ridiculous collection of gifts to Heydar Aliev on display but very enlightening otherwise. Come for at least a 3-hour visit. Convenient underground parking for 1 manat.
  • To be honest, I came to Azerbaijan just to visit this place, Zaha Hadid did a great job here.
  • Beautiful . Nice . Attractive design and place if you come to baku visit here
  • The Heydar Aliyev Center is a 619,000-square-foot building complex in Baku, Azerbaijan designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and noted for its distinctive architecture and flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles.