Museum of Miniature Books, Baku

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See the charming collection at the Museum of Miniature Books, a museum that displays thousands of tiny books from different parts of the world. Open since 2002, the museum was established by Zarifa Salahova, who has been collecting miniature publications for years. Admire a large variety of miniscule books divided into a range of themes, from Soviet and Azerbaijani classics to international masterpieces. All of them are readable, although you might need a magnifying glass for the especially small specimens. Highlights of the museum include a 13th-century edition, as well as astoundingly small works that measure just 2 mm in length and width. Using our international travel planner, Baku attractions like Museum of Miniature Books can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's an interesting little place with quite a strange idea. A whole bunch of miniature books. I have no idea where it come from this idea of creating such tiny books. They are assembled from around... 
    It's an interesting little place with quite a strange idea. A whole bunch of miniature books. I have no idea where it come from this idea of creating such tiny books. They are assembled from around...  more »
  • No big deal only for books ? but if you have free time and not alternatives go and see no more the few minutes 
    No big deal only for books ? but if you have free time and not alternatives go and see no more the few minutes  more »
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  • Best museum so far in Baku. Why? 1. Its fee 2. They have got the smallest books of the world. 3. You can find books from any country 4. There is a last who can speak many languages and can help you 5. No one forces you to buy anything and it's really free 6. There is a book and you can leave your opinion about museum there
  • I was more than surprised when I saw a book of Poems by Slovene poet France Preseren. Thanks!

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