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As Baku was situated in the Silk Road, frequent visits of traders and merchants from the east was an ordinary way of life.

Although the temple is stated as being Zoroastrian, I found it quite controversial for some facts I found about it on internet.

Also, the mud is said to be good for face and is commonly used for medical reasons.

Built by Zaha Hadid, this center won the “Design of the Year” award on July 1, 2014.

During the Soviet Union this alley was known as Kirov Park, named after the Soviet Bolshevik leader.

After the massacre of 1990 by Soviet troops, which is annually commemorated by all Azerbaijanis on 20 January, this park has become an alley of martyrs (“Shahidlar Xiyabani” in Azerbaijani).

The second section covers the personal possessions of the famous people of Azerbaijan history. Still, nearly half of the mud volcanoes in the world are located in Azerbaijan (more than 350 out of 800 in the world) and the greatest mud volcano in the world is also in Azerbaijan (1000 meters high).

The third section holds the mansion of Taghiyev family. The mud bubbles right from the inside of the volcano and it is usually cold, rather than hot as you might think.At least the texts and symbols there represent Hindu religion signs, not Zoroastrian. Interesting link to check out: Gobustan is famous for its rock drawings dating back to 40,000 years.Anyways, visiting this place is quite important for anyone who wants to get to see some new interesting places and if you will stay in Baku at least for 3 days and have time to go to suburbs. This site is considered as the one of earliest inhabited settlement of people in Azerbaijan and reflects the activities of ancient people such as dance rituals, hunting scenes, carpentry and the images of animals.Yet barely three hours’ drive away lies an entirely different world: timeless villages clad in lush orchards from which shepherd tracks lead into the soaring high Caucasus mountains.Where Baku is multilingual and go-ahead, the provinces shuffle to the gently paced click of nard (backgammon) on tree-shaded teahouse terraces: women stay home, herds of cattle wander aimlessly across highways, and potbellied bureaucrats scratch their heads in confusion on finding that an outsider has wandered into their territory.Short rest and beginning of excursion in Old Town - 'Icheri Sheher'...

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