Martyrs' Lane, Baku

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. Make Martyrs' Lane part of your personalized Baku itinerary using our Baku trip planner.
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  • Next to the steps leading up to Highland Park, the Azerbarizan flag is hoisted and the flame sits on the steps next to the small building, where there is a picture of the victims on the right wall and a marble-lined path to the Shahidlar monument. The collapse of the Soviet Union is said to be the graveyard of those who were sacrificed by soviet forces during the independence movement and those who were victims of the War of Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh.
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  • We came on a Sunday around 11 am. From our hotel - JW Marriott Absheron, we called a Bolt and paid 2 manat and we were dropped off at Martyr's Lane. It is right next to the Flaming Towers. It was a re...  more »
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