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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  • The respect is honorable and a nice memorable event - however , it should be kept in proportions to real genocide  more »
  • This lane extends from the main road near the Flame Towers, to a spectacular vantage point overlooking teh city and bay. The wall on one side of the lane comprises a large number of photographs of tro...  more »
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