Naftalan is in Ganja Region.
Today Naftalan is a modern center of leisure and health, organically combining the natural factors, achievements of resort medicine, European comfort, Azerbaijani hospitality and affordable prices on tours.
As a part of a large state program of Naftalan’s recovery there were four sanatoriums of European standards built there and three more are in the process of construction. Among the known objects are: medical-prophylactic center Chinar Hotel & Spa, health center “Naftalan”, sanatorium “Gashalty” and others.
By airNaftalan Hava Limani serves private flights to the town.
By busRegular bus services connect the town with Ganja (3 marshrutkas per day, 1-2 manat) and potentially Baku. However, it is more efficient, to take any connection along the highway, get of in Goran and take a taxi (10 manat) or marshrutka from there.
By taxiFrom Goran the going taxi rate is 10 manat. To/from Ganja a taxi can be had for 25 manat.
By carFrom M2 highway take a turn to R25
Qoltuqağacı muzeyiOnly crutches museum in the world. Here you can see hundreds of crutches of various designs and sizes. They are left here and signed by those who on arrival at the resort could not walk without crutches.
Tarix-Diyarşünaslıq muzeyiaddress: AZ4600,Naftalan,Naftalan,Şirvan, dalan 1The following topics are among those presented in the exhibition of Naftalan Museum of History and Regional Studies: flora and fauna of the region, minerals, geology of the land, the origin and the history of the city, ethnography, numismatics and the development of the city as a health resort.
Heydər Əliyev Muzeyiaddress: Shikhali Gurbanov Str., NaftalanEstablished in 2006, the museum contains more than 200 photographs and exhibits representing the life and works of the "national leader" Heydar Aliyev. Among those is a decree, issued by the "great leader" in 1982, on the developing Naftalan as the resort city.
Heydər Əliyev parkı
Exhibitions and events
Heydər Əliyev Mərkəziaddress: Heydar Aliyev ParkAll main top events host here. Conference hall with 120 seats, electronic library, courses in foreign languages, a computer room, an art gallery, and a small conference room.
Stays can easily be booked online starting at US$20-27 per person per night including room and full-board. So, even if just staying one night, which most Sanatorium operators argue is not sufficient for "health benefits", you are able to take a bath in the afternoon and morning. Note, the bath are often operated between 09:00 and 17:00.