Photos Azerbaijan
Photos Azerbaijan

Baku - Heydar Aliyev billboard

Propaganda billboard of former Azeri President Heydar Aliyev who died in 2003 and was preceded by his son Ilham Aliyev

Baku - Stairs to Kirov statue

The stairs leading to the plateau where a giant Kirov statue stood from 1939 to 1992 have now fallen in despair

Baku - Martyrs lane

Graves of Azeri who died during Black January in 1990 when the Soviet army repressed an uprise for independence

Baku - Martyrs lane

Graves at Martyrs lane (formerly The Kirov Park) for Azeri soldiers who during the Nagorno-Karabakh War in 1992

Baku - Shahidlar Mosque

The Shahidlar Mosque near martyrs lane was build to commemorate the Turks who died during the Battle of Baku in 1918

Baku - National Flag Square

National Flag Square on the Baku sea front with a giant Azerbaijan flag that was once the biggest flag in the world

Baku - Nizami Azeri literature museum

The Nizami Museum of Azerbaijan Literature in the centre of Baku was build in 1939 in traditional eastern style

Baku - Puppet theatre

The Baku Puppet Theatre on Neftchiler Avenue was built in 1910 by Polish architect Jozef Ploszko

Baku - Nobel Brothers house

Villa Petrolea, the residence of the Nobel brothers, which they built in the late 1800s in the

Baku - Nobel Brothers house

The office of Alfred Nobel from where the Nobel Brothers' Petroleum Company in Baku was managed in the late 19th century

Baku - Old town

Narrow streets off the old town of Baku dating back to the 7th century that is now an UNESCO World Heritage site

Baku - Old town

Stores have been selling carpets for ages in the Old Town of Baku and are still doing it today

Baku - Old town Marquette

Marquette of the old town of Baku as it would have looked in the 12th century with the Maiden tower close to the Sea

Baku - Shirvan Shahs Palace

The 15th century Shirvan Shahs Palace is one of the main tourist attractions in the Old City of Baku

Baku - Shirvan Shahs Palace

 Shirvan Shahs Palace was build by Ibrahim I of Shirvan when he moved his capital to Baku during the 15th century

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