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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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  • Architecture is only for what it is worth to go and watch. But manages the Centre likely to uninterested people. Neither one really interesting exposition at the beginning of March 17, there was. The Café snacking does not recommend, it is tasteless. Getting there and back on the Ubere, a very good price.
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  • This Zaha Hadid design of the building is the reason to visit it. You realize how genius she was. Oval white share of the structure, endless prospective, unusual forms make you feel like you are in sp...  more »
  • Been in many European cities and museums, but amazed. Especially, of course, design. Futuristic and unique 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.