Visit Guide to Heydar Aliyev Center

A masterpiece of modern architecture created by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. The fluid form with flowing curves harmoniously links the interior and exterior and symbolises a place of tolerance and shared ideas. In 2014 it won the London Design Museum’s Design of the Year award. Inside there’s an auditorium, museums and various galleries.

Getting There

Located close to the city center, just 20 minutes away from Baku’s airport, Heydar Aliyev Center is easy to access by public transportation or personal car.

What to Expect

This modern masterpiece dominating Baku’s skyline houses a museum, several exhibitions, including an exhibit of cars, dolls, national instruments and many more. You can also visit the “Mini Azerbaijan” exhibition which offers you the chance to see the mini-versions of most prominent buildings and landmarks across the country.


  • Guide services
  • Audio guide
  • Public toilets
  • Café
  • Accessibility
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tourism Information Point
  • Public transportation