Nizami Museum of Literature, Baku

4.4
#7 of 22 in Museums in Baku
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 trip to Baku, use our Baku trip itinerary builder .
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  • Inside and out, this museum is beautiful. I want to point out that the guide who accompanied us, Ms. Aymen, is of extreme sympathy and professionalism. In there, we plunged into the ancient history of that people.
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  • The building of unusual architecture, interesting looking, is next to the old city. And if you are not interested in the classics of Azerbaijani poetry, I advise you to still lay your route and see it from the outside.
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  • Super place. If you want to understand the culture of Azerbaijan, this place is a good choice.
  • Nice food across fountain square
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