Heydar Aliyev Center

Heydar Aliyev Center
no ateshgah no city boulevard no flame towers no gobustan no history museum no maiden tower no modern museum no mud volcanoes no nizami no Shirvanshahs’ Palace no yanar what to visit

 

One of the world’s most audacious architectural statements, the sight of this extraordinary building is likely to be something you’ll remember for many years to come. Described by one journalist as like “whirls of whipped cream, buffeted into a mountain range of peaks”, it was the career-crowning triumph for architect Zaha Hadid, winning the London Design of the Year award in 2014. Inside there’s a museum, vast auditorium, exhibition hall, café and a jaw-dropping sense of space.

 

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