Behram-ı Gür Monument, Baku

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Grab a photo of the Bahram Gur monument - a statue and fountain near the Baku Boulevard. Sculpted by Gorkhmaz Sujaddinov and installed in 1959, the bronze statue depicts the hero from 12th-century poet Nizami's Seven Beauties, the Sassanid Persian shah Bahram Gur, slaying a dragon. It represents the victory of good over evil. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Baku holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Behram-ı Gür Monument and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I never know how to review 'statues'. Mostly I like to acknowledge that I've seen then, and rarely much else. This one is a biggy, and a brute of a piece 
    I never know how to review 'statues'. Mostly I like to acknowledge that I've seen then, and rarely much else. This one is a biggy, and a brute of a piece  more »
  • At first sight it reminded me of a statue of St. Georges fighting the Dragon and I was amazed that a christian symbol like this one was erected in a very busy area of Baku but then after some... 
    At first sight it reminded me of a statue of St. Georges fighting the Dragon and I was amazed that a christian symbol like this one was erected in a very busy area of Baku but then after some...  more »

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