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Martyrs' Lane, Baku

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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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  • Peaceful experience. Take the funicular to the top or if you are fit climb the stairs. You will arrive at the top to see spectacular views, the eternal flame and of course the emotional Martyrs' Lane....  more »
  • It was a place earlier dedicated to those killed by Soviets. Now All eminent personalities and statesmen who have contributed have been placed a plaque and contribution. But Beautiful view of the casp...  more »
  • On our recent visit to Baku we visited Martyrs' Lane. This is a memorial to many of those killed on "Black January" in 1990 when Soviet forces invaded Baku.  more »