Martyrs' Lane, Baku

Pay tribute to victims of Caucasus conflicts at Martyrs' Lane, an alley of black granite tombstones and a memorial to those killed by the Soviet Army and Armenian police in January 1990. Set in a large, hilly cemetery close to the parliament building, the site features a stone memorial with a flame, plus a wide observation deck with a sweeping view of Baku and the Caspian Sea. You'll also see graves from the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict (1988-1994), a memorial to Turkish troops who opposed the Bolsheviks during the 1918 Battle of Baku, and a plaque with the names of 47 British soldiers killed from 1918-1919. Make Martyrs' Lane part of your personalized Baku itinerary using our Baku trip planner.
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  • The martyr BB´s lane is historically of highest interest, it gives you a picture but the events of 1990. It should make independent smart from the version put forward by a guide about the chronological sequence of events. In any case, there has yet another monument of the Caucasian conflict, in this case resulting from the incompatibility of Armenian and Azerbaijani interests towards the end of the Soviet Union.
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  • I hate reviewing memorial sites such as this one, because they should be treated with respect and not as tourist destinations; TA won't let me add photos unless I write a review, however. The walkway ...  more »
  • The Martyrs Lane is a Turkish/Azerbijan cemetery and a memorial site dedicated to those who were killed by the Soviets. It is sad to see how some of them were as young as 11, but never forgotten by th...  more »
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