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Nizami Museum of Literature, Baku
(4/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Appreciate great written works of the Azeri culture at Nizami Museum of Literature, a lovely three-story building housing over 3,000 manuscripts, rare books, illustrations and miniatures arranged across 40 halls in downtown Baku. Opened in 1939, the museum features an elegant façade with six pointed arches above six sculptures of poets and writers. Each major poet has a hall inside the museum, displaying memories, sculptures, portraits, and other regalia. Outside the museum, a well-kept garden with terraced pools and fountains provides a nice place to rest from the city’s bustle. Named after a 12th-century Persian Sunni poet, Nizami Ganjavi, the museum also has a book shop where you can buy souvenirs. To visit Nizami Museum of Literature on your holiday in Baku, and find out what else Baku has to offer, use our Baku itinerary builder.
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  • Azeri literature from the past to the present and a must-see Museum. The Museum and to everyone who contributed in the creation Museum would like to thank the mentors.
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  • When you're walking on pešehodke at Fountain Square or relax sitting in the Park Sabir, try look at Museum of Azerbaijan literature. Interesting.
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  • Baku is one of the places frequented by those from the city of Nice is a Museum at the beginning of the Street entrances.
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  • Nice building, full of nice status
  • Formerly hotel Metropol owned by armenian wealthy family.
  • Based on my conversation with local people, it's more in literature of locals, Anyway outside is beautiful.
  • المتحف الوطني للأدب الأذربيجاني.
  • جای باحالیه