Lanrakan Heydar Aliyev Markazi Cultural Center


Visit Guide to Lanrakan Heydar Aliyev Markazi Cultural Center

If you are interested in understanding the individual who laid the foundation for modern Azerbaijan’s prosperity, you should visit the H. Aliyev Center, which also houses the H.Aliyev museum. This building serves as a venue for a variety of events that are significant in the socio-political and cultural life of the region.

Getting There

There are two routes from Baku to Lankaran: the old Baku-Astara highway and the recently constructed North-South highway. These routes can be taken by private vehicle, taxi, intercity bus, and minibus.

If you’re driving, start by taking the new highway bridge in the Girdeni village area of the Lankaran district. Continue toward the Lavangi circle, then take Shahidlar Alley to Zarifa Aliyeva Street, which will lead you to H. Aliyev Memorial Park in the city center where the H. Aliyev Center is located. Alternatively, you can get a taxi at the Lavangi Circle, where the local intercity bus station is also situated.

If you prefer public transport, take a bus or and get off at MirMustafa Khan Street. From there, it is just a 100m walk to H. Aliyev Park.

What to Expect

Tourists can explore the H. Aliyev Museum, which operates within the center, and take advantage of free guide services. Additionally, they can attend art exhibitions and cultural events frequently hosted in the center’s hall.


After undergoing reconstruction in 2012, the center now spans a total area of 3,000 m². The elegantly designed interior of this two-story building offers a wide range of facilities. Visitors can enjoy a cinema equipped with 3D technology, an electronic library, an internet club, a café, a linguistics room, an art studio, a photo studio, an exhibition hall, rooms for chess and intellectual games, computer courses, and even a virtual classroom.

Through the center’s electronic library, users can contact the relevant libraries of 45 countries around the world. The center is well-equipped for hosting events, featuring a 300-seat conference hall and an 80-seat conference hall. These spaces are ideal for various events in the socio-political and cultural life of the region and are equipped with modern acoustic systems.

Facilities Available

  • Cinema
  • Electronic library (through the electronic library here, it is possible to contact the relevant libraries of 45 countries around the world).
  • Internet club
  • Cafe
  • Linguistics room
  • Art and photo studios
  • Exhibition hall
  • Chess and intellectual game rooms
  • Computer courses and a virtual classroom
  • Museum guide