Listed under UNESCO World Heritage. It is constructed at the coast and there are different rumours about it. The most believed one is, king wants to marry with a beautiful young girl but girl does not... more
The Shirvan-Shah's Palace ensemble (15-16th century) was built when the Shah's capital was moved from Shemakha to Baku. This was the most prominent architectural complex in the medieval city. Some of... more
Most of the walls surrounding the old town survive, as they were strengthened after the Russian conquest in 1806.
Much of the area enclosed by these walls is closed to vehicles, with some exceptions... more
The Nizami museum of Azeri Literature was originally built as an hotel. It façade is decorated with dark blue and turquoise majolica. Inside the ogival arches are statues of outstanding Azeri writers... more
Commission headed by the President Haydar Aliyev who is an architect of the Azerbaijani statehood prepared the Constitution of the independent Republic of Azerbaijan, which was adopted on November 12,... more