Cathedral Of The Holy Myrrh-Bearers Baku. Russian Orthodox Church

Holy Myrrhbearers Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Holy Myrrh-Bearers was erected in the beginning of the last century in Baku in the Russian style according to the project of the architect M.F. Verzhbitsky with the backing of the oil magnate and philanthropist Haji…

Monument To Richard Sorge In Baku, Azerbaijan. Richard Zorge Monument

Monument to Richard Sorge

Monument to Richard Sorge, one of the greatest spy of all time, was opened in May 1981, on the eve of Victory Day, in one of the city's alleys (now the Richard Sorge Park). The monument to is installed in a…

Khojaly Genocide Memorial In Baku. Khojaly Massacre Monument

Khojaly Genocide Memorial

Khojaly Genocide Memorial in Baku, Azerbaijan or "Mother cry" ("Ana harayı" abidəsi) a monument to the victims of the Khojaly massacre, carried out on the night of February 25 to February 26 in 1992 by members of Armenian armed formations against…

Monument To Bulbul. Bulbul Statue In Baku, Azerbaijan

Monument to Bulbul

Monument to BulBul, famous performer of folk and classical works, People's Artist of the USSR was erected in Baku. The statue was built on the eponymous prospectus in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku. The author of the bronze statue of the outstanding…

Yanar Dag Baku, Azerbaijan. Fire Mountain, Burning Mountain, Janardagh

Yanar Dag (Fire Mountain)

Yanar Dag or the Fire Mountain / Burning Mountain is one of the magically attractive sites, which surprises and enchants visitors. It seems like a brilliant sparkling on the mountain surface. Yanar Dag, situated on the Absheron Peninsula some 25 kilometers northeast…

Seyid Yahya Bakuvi Mausoleum. Tomb Of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi, Baku

Seyid Yahya Bakuvi Mausoleum

Seyid Yahya Bakuvi Mausoleum / Tomb of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi is situated in the southern part of the palace complex and is generally known under the name of a “Mausoleum of the “dervish”. According to the sources Bakuvi was a…

Shirvanshahs Palace Bath-house. Hamam In Baku, Azerbaijan

The Palace Bath-House

The Shirvanshahs Palace Bath-house (Hamam) is situated on the lowest terrace of the complex. It was discovered in 1939. The archaeological excavations exposed a big bath-house consisting of 26 rooms, covered up with earth above which there was a garden.…

Divankhana. Shirvanshahs Palace. Baku, Azerbaijan

Divankhana

The main building of the Shirvanshahs’ Palace adjoins Divankhana, a small fine pavilion situated inside a small yard surrounded by a gallery-arcade on three sides. The Divankhana pavilion consists of an octahedral hall covered with a stone cupola both inside…

Juma Mosque Baku, Azerbaijan. Friday Mosque Baku

Juma Mosque

Juma mosque Baku (local: Cümə məscidi - Friday Mosque) was constructed over a fire-worshiping temple. The epitaph on the mosque wall says regarding construction of the building: “Emir Sharaf-ad-din Mahmud ordered to restore this building in Radjab month of 709…

Shirvanshahs Palace Mosque Baku, Azerbaijan. Saray Məscidi

Palace Mosque

The Palace Mosque Baku (local: Saray məscidi) is a mosque of the 15th century, which is included in Shirvanshah's palace and situated in the lower court of the complex. The laconicism of its prismatic volumes, completed with two slightly pointed cupolas,…