Soviet Architecture of Baku: Guide to Soviet Modernism

The iconic landmarks represent the Architecture of Soviet Modernism in Baku. Dubbed the last style of the empire, here is a short account of the best sights and landmarks built during 1955-1991.

Mascarons of Baku


Art-Nouveau Architecture

Photographs by

Gani Nasirov

Mascarons of Baku

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