A Lutheran church in central Baku consecrated in 1899, this is one of the key landmarks of Baku's Oil-Boom era. It was built by German architect Adolf Eichler and functioned as a church until 1936, when Baku's Lutheran community was disbanded. Fortunately the tall Gothic building survived Stalin's anti-religious campaign, however, and today operates as a concert hall. Put Church of the Saviour on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Baku road trip planning website.
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The church was constructed in 1885-1887, partly financed by the Nobel brothers. The church is used primarily for concerts, but on a Sunday morning I found it open and joined the ongoing service for... more »
I really loved this Gothic building. It used to be a Lutheran Church which was called Kirkha (from German Kirche) . It was built in 1899. There is an interesting story about it. The church survived... more »
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