Ismailiyya building

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Ismailiyya building
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Istiglaliyyat Street,, Baku
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This is a historical building that currently serves as the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. - The palace was constructed in 1913, for the Muslim Charity Society by J?zef Plo?ko at the expense of the millionaire Musa Naghiyev in commemoration of his deceased son Ismayil, and was named Ismailiyya after him. The building was constructed in the Venetian Gothic style.

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See and Do

  • Ismailiyya building Baku - This is a historical building that currently serves as the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan. - The palace was constructed in 1913, for the Muslim Charity Society by J?zef Plo?ko at the expense of the millionaire Musa Naghiyev in commemoration of his deceased son Ismayil, and was named Ismailiyya after him. The building was constructed in the Venetian Gothic style. [from Wikivoyage]
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  • Molla Ahmad?s mosque Baku - built in 1290's. [from Wikivoyage]

Local Shopping

  • Chiraq bookstore Baku - Phrase books, maps and guides can be found here. [from Wikivoyage]

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