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Excursion In Heydar Aliyev Center And The Museum Tour Of Modern Art

Country: Azerbaijan
City: Baku
Duration: 2 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

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Heydar Aliyev Center is a cultural center, projected as a complex structure that includes the Auditorium (convention center), a museum, exhibition halls, and administrative offices. The project center has been designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre is considered to be one of the symbols of modern Baku.

On the first floor of the Centre the exhibition "Masterpieces of Azerbaijan" is presented. It demonstrates unique exhibits reflecting the inexhaustible natural wealth, the long history of the country, and its cultural heritage. This exhibition draws attention as a modern interactive means to study the history and culture of Azerbaijan. One of the main features of the exhibition is that it presents all periods of the history of Azerbaijan, and demonstrates exhibits relating to different areas of Azerbaijani culture.

Thus, the exhibition includes unique examples of ancient crafts; in particular the Azerbaijani carpet weaving school, a special interest is the demonstration of copper products. Ancient Azerbaijani musical instruments are presented in the original - the sound form.

The exhibition presents traditional clothes and old coins. The attention of visitors is attracted to the holy books of different religions, representatives of which live in Azerbaijan, the exhibit is known as space tolerance.

Next, we go to the Museum of Modern Art.

This museum contains more than 800 works of Azerbaijani artists.

Mainly sculptures of avant-garde style are demonstrated there.

The museum also provides a children's art room, video room, restaurant, and art cafe.

Route: Drive to the Heydar Aliyev Center/excursion to the Museum of Modern Art / return to the hotel.

Explore More About Baku:

The lively places in Baku call for a great holiday vacation. A trip to these places will not only give you a sneak peek at the heritage of this age-old city but will also embrace you with its vibrancy. The city of Baku is dotted with age-old monuments, divine mosques, tall observation towers, lush green parks and gardens, full of life squares, pristine beaches, and marvelous palaces.

The places to visit in Baku offer you some everlasting memory as you take on exploration tours and get a chance to marvel at some of the tourist spots. You will get to enjoy the intricate artworks on the walls as well as a stroll across the relics displayed in the museums that date back to a considerable time in the past. While you can stroll around the city of Icherisheher to get insights into the history of the city, heading over to Maiden Tower, you will be able to enjoy some heritage monuments crafted to perfection.

While the Palace of The Shirvanshahs lets you marvel at one of the pearls of the famous Azerbaijan Architecture, Heydar Aliyev Centre expresses the sensibility of Azeri Culture.

Teze Pir Mosque

Teze Pir Mosque which is also known as Taza Pir Mosque is an important heritage mosque in the capital city that was constructed between the years 1905 - and 1914. The complete idea of building the mosque as well as financing it was provided by an Azeri Philanthropist named Nabat Khanum Ashurbeyov.

It is one of the very first religious constructions as well as popular places in Baku where a white stone was used. The chief architect of this mosque was Zivar bey Ahmedbayov who designed the interiors in accordance with the Muslim designs of the east.

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