ART & ENTERTAINMENT

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BAKU ART & ENTERTAINMENT

Art that helps you draw a line around your thoughts. Baku, Azerbaijan’s capital, houses more than 30 museums covering everything from history and ethnography to a collection of tiny books.

Mugham Center

Mugham Center

A historic two-story caravanserai that wraps its alcoved stone walls around a colorful coverable courtyard featuring two dwarf fig trees and a magical fountain.

Mugham Center
Yarat Center

Yarat Center

Yarat means ‘create’, a spirit that’s in ample evidence in this center’s many thought-provoking installations that don’t shy away from socio-political commentary.

Yarat Center
National Museum of History of Azerbaijan

National Museum of History of Azerbaijan

The National Museum in Baku, inside a former Italian Renaissance mansion, has more than 300,000 artifacts, making it Azerbaijan’s largest.

National Museum of History of Azerbaijan
National Museum of Azerbaijani Literature

National Museum of Azerbaijani Literature

Introducing you to one of the largest and richest treasuries of Azerbaijani spiritual culture, the National Museum of Azerbaijani Literature, named after the famous Nizami Ganjavi.

National Museum of Azerbaijani Literature
Carpet Museum

Carpet Museum

Displaying and explaining a superb collection of Azerbaijani rugs, this 1967 museum building is itself designed like a stylised roll of carpet.

Carpet Museum
Heydar Aliyev Center

Heydar Aliyev Center

We are sure you recognize this building but did you know that this center won the “Design of the Year” award on July 1, 2014?

Heydar Aliyev Center