Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku

4.7
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
An internationally recognized architectural marvel, Heydar Aliyev 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 Center into our Baku day trip planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Baku.
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  • Nice place to see if you visit Baku. It Is definitely worth it. Will go there again when I am in Baku next time  more »
  • I’m not a museum man, however my friends wanted to visit heydar aliyev cultural center and I was very pleased by the visit. The building itself is gorgeous, you can take tens of photos there. Inside.....  more »

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