Flaming towers in Baku

The highest buildings in Azerbaijan, which are visible from any point of Baku, in their design and, most importantly, their evening illumination really remind a huge bonfire raging in the west of the city, on a high hill, illuminating everything with a reddish reflection.

Mysterious, sultry, mysterious city of "black" oil money Baku is one of the most exotic and attractive places in the East. But to please their guests with just a rich cultural program, a lot of historical attractions or traditional hospitality and delicious cuisine - for Baku is too little. After all, this city is on the coast of the "Country of Lights", which means that a burning flame rages in the chest of each of its inhabitants. The ultramodern architectural complex proves the best, which became a new symbol of the capital of Azerbaijan. Its name speaks for itself - Flame Towers, that is, "flaming" or "glowing" towers are three giant buildings that resemble fire tongues.

The highest buildings in Azerbaijan, which are visible from any point of Baku, in their design and, most importantly, their evening illumination really remind a huge bonfire raging in the west of the city, on a high hill, illuminating everything with a reddish reflection. The view is inexpressible, but what is even more pleasant is absolutely free. Every evening on the facade of the Flame Towers complex LED-screens are switched on, constantly broadcasting the movement of fire. This stunningly spectacular spectacle, coupled with the huge size of the towers, turns the buildings into three giant torches.

According to a survey of the influential forum on urban skyscrapercity.com, the lighting of the towers Flame Towers was recognized as the best in the world.

To admire the evening panorama of Flame Towers in a refined atmosphere, visit the bar on the top floor of the Hilton hotel or the Sky Opera club, which is located in the skyscraper in the center of Baku on the 29th floor.

Today in the towers is a luxurious hotel Fairmont Baku at the Flame Towers, as well as office space and residential apartments. The complex was built almost five years, from 2007 to 2012, although it was originally planned to finish the building by 2010. By the way, despite the seeming absolute identity, the buildings have different heights - each higher than the previous one by 20-30 m - their height is 140, 160 and 190 m.

Local residents have an opinion that the appearance of Flame Towers is connected with the coat of arms of the city of Baku, which depicts three flames.

How to get there
Address: Mehdi Huseynzadeh street, 1a. Towers are easiest to climb on a city cable car, although directly at the base of the Flame Towers, if you, of course, did not stay at a local hotel, there's nothing to do. The best view of the "Flaming Towers" opens from the embankment. To admire the panorama of the illuminated complex in a refined atmosphere, visit the bar on the top floor of the Hilton hotel or the Sky Opera club, which is located in the skyscraper in the center of Baku on the 29th floor.