...because then it is more impressive. You wonder why they do not charge more for this attraction, build a nice restaurant with a view and make this place look a little more beautiful. But maybe it is nice the way it is...not too touristic.
The staff working here are very knowledgeable, they were able to describe the history of this flaming Mountain, along with the history of the region. I can imagine this can be turned into a nice cafe. But it needs a lot of work.
Yanar Dag meaning "burning mountain" is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku. Flames jet into the air from a thin, porous sandstone layer and it burns away through all weathers. Worth a visit on a trip outside of Baku but better to combine it with other... 更多
This is an amazing place. Yanar Dag is a truly unique natural fire. Entrance was 2 AZN per adult or 1 AZN per student. One of the security guards offered to show us around. Behind Yanar Dag is a hill where you can see some bubbling water. Sad that there are no bins around and worse is that tourists littered... 更多
While visiting Baku, this is a unique mountain with natural gas fire. This kind of fire was the source of the religion that was in this part of the world for ages ago, when most people use to worship the fire.
I've traveled in 59 countries. I've seen a lot. This was a waste of time. Flames lick out of a hillside. Perhaps the flames are 20' wide but they are only a few feet high, at most. Granted, the flames are more than you might see in your backyard BBQ, but not by much. When we looked at these flames,... 更多
It is an interesting place where you can see fire in rain, snow all year around. If you climb the mountain there could be an amazing view but nothing much to see :)