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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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  • This place is right next to the Flame Towers themselves. It has the memorials of the Azeri martyrs. There is a huge fire lightened in their honour. The gardens in this place are nice. Baku Boulevard c...  more »
  • a lot of sad to see the expanse of black marble in remembrance of the victims of January I was. worth going. a huge flame at the end of the walk on the square overlooking the Caspian Sea.
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  • Here we were, too. Walking down the alley, you peer into the faces of dead people. There are very young. and especially the heart bleeds when you see honeymooners. At the end of the alley of eternal fire. Playground is located high above the city, where in the evening you can watch gorgeous views.
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