Discover Azerbaijan's poetry heritage by admiring the Monument to Nizami Ganjavi, a 12th-century poet revered throughout the country. The monument is located in Nizami Square in central Baku near the Nizami Museum of Literature. Sculpted by Fuad Abdurahmanov (who won the Stalin Prize for this work), it was erected in 1949 and features a 6 meter-high bronze statue installed on a 9-meter high octahedral pedestal. The pedestal is made of red Labrador granite and features seven plaques with scenes from Nizami's works, as well as a memorial inscription. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Baku using our trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Monument to Nizami Ganjavi
Tours to Monument to Nizami Ganjavi
Monument to Nizami Ganjavi reviews
I was not planning on coming here. But I saw it while walking from Fountain Square to the Old City. It was nice to see it and discover that Nizami Ganjavi is a major figure in Azeri history. more »
Among the many statues in Baku the one dedicated to Nizami Ganjavi is extraordinary because of the great pride the Azeri take in the man as one of them and author of most influential texts such as... more »
Plan your trip to Baku
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Baku
Historic Sites in Baku
Hidden gems in Baku
Side trips from Baku
Shopping in Baku
Trips to Monument to Nizami Ganjavi by other users
9 days in Azerbaijan BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Baku Gobustan 6 days in Azerbaijan BY A USER FROM CANADA Baku 12 days in Azerbaijan BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN Baku Gusar Ganja 38 days in Baku BY A USER FROM AZERBAIJAN Park Bulvar Baku Baku Boulevard National Museum of History of Azerbaijan 15 days in Baku BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN National Art Museum of Azerbaijan Alley of Martyrs Highland Park 30 days in Baku BY A USER FROM UKRAINE National Art Museum of Azerbaijan Baku Railway Station Nicola Tesla Monument