Explore Ganja

Explore Ganja

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Explore Ganja - The City of History

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Baku
— 1 night
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Ganja
— 2 nights
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Baku
— 1 night

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Baku

Baku ©
A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
You've added Mud Volcanoes, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, Heydar Aliyev Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, then see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, then explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

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If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Mud Volcanoes
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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center

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Ganja

Ganja ©
Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Goygol, Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Khan's Garden, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally walk around Khan's Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Goygol.

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Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Goygol
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Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
Imamzadeh Mausoleum ©
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Heydar Aliyev Park ©
Heydar Aliyev Park

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Baku

Baku ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. On the 11th (Sat), savor the flavors at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, tee off at Dreamland Golf Club, and then do a tasting at Fireland Vineyards.

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Traveling by flight from Ganja to Baku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Wineries · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Fireland Vineyards
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Fireland Vineyards ©
Fireland Vineyards
Dreamland Golf Club ©
Dreamland Golf Club
Yashil (Green) Bazaar ©
Yashil (Green) Bazaar
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