Visit Guide to Heydar Mosque

A majestic mosque located in the Binagadi region of Baku. The building has four 95m-high minarets and besides the beautifully ornate interior it illuminates spectacularly at night and becomes visible from many parts of the city. It was completed in 2014 and is named after the former president of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev.

Getting There

The Heydar Mosque is located on the outskirts of the city, in the Binagadi district of Baku. To get there, you need to use public transportation or take a 20-25-min ride in your personal car from the city center.

What to Expect

The mosque is operational and many visitors come there to pray. Entry is not restricted, so you may go inside and be amazed by the intricate ornaments on the façade and the interior of the mosque.


Construction of the mosque began in September 2012 and was completed at the end of 2014. The official opening ceremony of the Heydar Mosque took place in December 2014 with the participation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the representatives of various religious groups in the country.


  • Public transportation
  • Accessibility
  • Prayer rooms