Istiglaliyyat Street, Baku

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One of the main thoroughfares in central Baku, Istiglaliyyat Street is located just beyond the old city walls and is lined with beautiful buildings constructed in the late 19th, early 20th centuries during the so-called Oil Boom. One side has residential buildings while on the other are public buildings such as the City Hall, the Philharmonic Hall and the Institute of Manuscripts, which display a variety of architectural styles. It is also home to Icherisheher metro station and the tree-filled Philarmonia Garden, a lovely place to relax. For Istiglaliyyat Street and beyond, use our Baku travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Baku vacation.
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  • Walking along Istiqlalliyyat Street gives the visitor an excellent survey of what personalities and events have been important to the Azeri nation. You can see statues of famous poets, houses of oil....  more
    Walking along Istiqlalliyyat Street gives the visitor an excellent survey of what personalities and events have been important to the Azeri nation. You can see statues of famous poets, houses of oil....  more »
  • It was the first street built outside the inner city so it is perhaps one of the oldest streets of Baku. During Russian Imperial times it used to be called “Nikolayevskaya” after Tsar Nikolay l... 
    It was the first street built outside the inner city so it is perhaps one of the oldest streets of Baku. During Russian Imperial times it used to be called “Nikolayevskaya” after Tsar Nikolay l...  more »

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