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Martyrs' Lane, Baku
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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Baku attractions like Martyrs' Lane can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Good place to meet in Baku, very close to the Flame Towers and the funicular. It really is a small walk where the tombs which end in a monument. The visit is free and is open air.
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  • The place is a great place in memory of martyrs...the architectural style, the two burning flames of torchs, the view of the Caspian sea and the neighboring Flame Towers provide a majesfic apot to enj...  more »
  • You can come here by cable car or by taxi. Nearby are the towers of fire. Beautiful views of the city and the sea.
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