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History of city Baku in photos

A small historical reference

Baku - the capital of Azerbaijan, located on the southern shore of the Apsheron Peninsula, the port on the Caspian Sea and the largest city in the Caucasus. The first written mention - V century. The occurrence of the city contributed to the city's location at the crossroads of migration and trade routes stretched from north to south and from west to east (Silk Road) as well as fuel and energy wealth, since ancient times goes on the ground and called "Nafta". The population engaged in handicrafts, trade, carpet weaving, fishing, gardening, and oil production.

Attractions - Bukhara (XIV century) and Multan (Indian) caravanserai; Shirvanshahs Palace Complex - a palace mosque, palace and mausoleum of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi (XV century); Mohammed Mosque, also known as kala-Synyk (XI century); Ateshgah - Indian temple of fire-worshipers (XVII-XVIII centuries.); Palace of Happiness (1911-1912); Maiden Tower (XII century); Juma Mosque (1899); Tezepir Mosque (1914).

Baku. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Baku. Maiden tower
Maiden tower
Baku. City garden
City garden
Baku. Khan mosque, 1909
Khan mosque, 1909
Baku. Catholic cathedral
Catholic cathedral
Baku. Catholic cathedral
Catholic cathedral
Baku. The fortress and the general appearance of the city
The fortress and the general appearance of the city
Baku. Baptism on the parapet of January 6, 1904
Baptism on the parapet of January 6, 1904
Baku. Lutheran church
Lutheran church
Baku. Lutheran church
Lutheran church
Baku. Seafront and boulevard
Seafront and boulevard
Baku. Oil wells
Oil wells
Baku. Nicholas street
Nicholas street
Baku. New Boulevard
New Boulevard
Baku. Parapet
Parapet
Baku. Sabunchi station, built in 1926
Sabunchi station, built in 1926
Baku. Surakhani, temple of fire worshipers
Surakhani, temple of fire worshipers
Baku. Station Tifliskaya
Station Tifliskaya
Baku. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Baku. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Baku. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Baku. View of Boulevard and Maiden tower
View of Boulevard and Maiden tower
Baku. View of the old city
View of the old city
Baku. Women's College of St. Nina with the guest house
Women's College of St. Nina with the guest house

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