Mud Volcanoes, Gobustan

4.4
#2 of 9 in Things to do in Daghlig Shirvan Region
Watch mud bubbling out of the earth at Mud Volcanoes, strange geological formations bursting warm liquid set against a backdrop of mountains in Gobustan National Park. Fizzy, snorting bubbles and an occasional sound of snoring make a mesmerizing spectacle. The gurgling mud coming out at 1.2 m (4 ft) high spurts like mini volcanoes but is not hot; you can touch it or bring it home for skin treatment. The landscape here features cracked mud and several piles of hardened mud spewing muddy water. It can be difficult to find, as there are no signs marking the volcanoes. Mud Volcanoes is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • Lying close together in the open desert, practically in the middle of nothingness, these little craters are real charmers. Resembling like a quicksand, the big is the most interesting of all. They...  more »
  • We visited this place today. Gas is bubbling out of the ground and bringing forth mud. It is not very hot in some places & hot and dangerous in others. Unique natural phenomena that should be visited....  more »
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