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Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Baku
(4.6/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • How many watched reviews and gear, no one to get inside. On the part of the course is very impressive. Caught a parade of vintage cars. Very strong wind in the square, warmer dress.
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  • Space alien architecture. Built in the year 2013, but is already a symbol of the city of Baku and must vizit for tourists
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  • In he same alien as outside. As I later told one Azerbaijani, the train, the shape of the building mimics the signature. And yet it is very fond of. The airport also bears his name.
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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.