Photos Azerbaijan
Photos Azerbaijan

Baku - Central railway station

The Soviet era Central Railways Station with the 28 May Metro Station and Jafar Jabbarly monument in the foreground

Baku - Shahriyar Cultural Club

The Shahriyar Cultural Club building with the Soviet communist signs now replaced by Azerbaijan national signs

Baku - TV Tower

Construction of the Baku TV Tower started in 1979 order by the Ministry of Communications of the USSR

Baku - Heydar Aliyev Palace

Heydar Aliyev Palace, called Lenin Palace during the Soviet period is the main music venue of Baku, seating 2158 people

Baku - State theatre of drama

The Azerbaijan State Academic Drama Theatre where many famous Soviet actors have performed in the past

Baku - Nariman Narimanov Statue

Statue dedicated to Azerbaijani revolutionary Nariman Narimanov who headed the Soviet government of Azerbaijan in 1920

Baku - Nariman Narimanov Statue

The Narimanov Statue was erected by Heydar Aliyev in 1970, then the Secretary of the Azerbaijan SSR Central Committee

Baku - Nariman Narimanov Statue

The statue of Narimanov is of the only remaining Soviet monuments that was not brought down after Azeri independence

Baku - Jafar Jabbarly Monument

Monument to Jafar Jabbarly an Azeri playwright film director and poet who was influenced by 1920s communist propaganda

Baku - Azi Aslanov bust

Martyrs' Lane bust of Soviet general Azi Aslanov who lead tank units during many important battles of World War II

Baku - Samad Vurgun bust

Bust of the famous Azerbaijani and Soviet poet Samad Vurgun, first People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR

Baku - Soviet Fresco

Soviet era street frescos with Cosmonauts and other space themed objects seen somewhere in Baku

Baku - Soviet Fresco

Soviet Fresco on a house in Baku depicting children from all nations, cosmonauts and peace doves

Baku - Heydar Aliyev statue

The Heydar Aliyev statue in Fizuli Park, in Front of the Heydar Aliyev Palace remind of a communist era Lenin statue

Baku - Heydar Aliyev billboard

Billboards with former Azeri President Heydar Aliyev can be seen everywhere in the city centre of Baku