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H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum, Baku

(4.5/5 based on 60 reviews on the web)
Explore history and vast cultural heritage at H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum. This site represents the largest museum in the country, set in the Italian Renaissance-style mansion of the former oil magnate Taghiyev. Set up in 1920 by Bolsheviks, the museum documents the region's complex and interwoven past through more than 2,000 well-presented exhibits. Ceramics, intricate metalwork, weapons, and ornate textiles, pre-historic burial mounds, and ancient stone carvings are housed in two large ballrooms, one in oriental and the other cccidental style. The museum's second floor details Taghiyev's life through restored personal quarters with carefully restored fin-de-siècle style rooms. Due to the size and variety of collection, consider getting a tour guide. See H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum and all Baku has to offer by arranging your trip with our Baku tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Museum Interior, tour guide. In TripAdvisor address is incorrect-the Museum is located close to the old town. If it leads to an airport based on address-do not drive))
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  • Really liked the exposition rich and varied, beautiful collection of antique clothing and jewelry, all this magnificence is collected and presented in a luxurious mansion of billionaire Tagiyev, which itself is a monument of those times when a fountain spurting oil wells, as if in a fairy tale, overnight turned anyone in rich ... Portraits of two stunning women-the last Russian Empress Alexandra Fjodorovnoj and mistress of the mansion by Sona-khanym mosque especially impressed, admire their femininity and nobility and their fate.
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  • Great interesting museum that shows the whole history of Azerbaijan from the ancient people. Best Museum, who was able to visit in Baku. Followed by good will bear Museum. Cook 2 hours on it.
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  • One of the rare places, which can visit history lovers. You can enjoy some so ancient historic examples, also great azerbaijani Hacı Zeynalabdın Tagıyev house museum
  • It is worth visiting Taghiyev's dining room.
  • Very good.
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