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Taghiyev History Museum

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Address: 4 Tagiyev Street, Baku, Azerbaijan
Phone Number: +994 (12)/ 493 36 48

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Located right near the History Museum of Azerbaijan.

Anyone whoever comes to Baku must see Taghiyev's house because Azerbaijan is famous with its oil and Taghiyev was national industrial magnate and philanthropist.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jamila M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone whoever comes to Baku must see Taghiyev's house because Azerbaijan is famous with its oil and Taghiyev was national industrial magnate and philanthropist.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

An interesting Museum depicting the history of Azerbaijan. I would definitely recommend taking a guide; I was fortunate enough that this museum was included on my scheduled tour of the area. You have to bare in mind that there is a lot of history between Azerbaijan and its neighbours and obviously the presentation is very much a biased view .... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This museum gives a really good overview of Azerbaijans history (perhaps with a slight political slant). It is definitely worth getting a tour guide. Our guide spent two hours with us and was enthusiatic and reqlly into the material. Definitely worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lot the visit at the Museum.. In the beginning we thought to stay an hour.. we paid for a tour guide and stayed for two hours. The museum summarize much of Azarbijan History which is very interesting. our children also found it interesting.

Thank Ehudineze
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

My advice is Take a guide! Nice museum. I enjoyed it. I was shocked particularly by the history of the 19th and 20th century. Having visited Georgia National Historical Museum and this one I had to think and digest the information i got. Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan have got SO MUCH IN COMMON. same history, same events, same reasons. Worth visiting... More 

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Willoughby, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

A beautiful place, yet again history of other nations is blatantly and deliberately used to create a new ancient Azerbaijan. I could write a 1000 page critical review, but I was stunned at the revisionism and claims on the history & culture of neighboring nations

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This museum takes you back into ancient times and then slowly, century by century brings you to modern Azerbaijan. Comprehensive exhibitions, cheap to visit. I would allow about 2 hours for the visit

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Porsgrunn, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Hard to find but well worth it. Full of history and wonderful artefacts. I had to drag myself away. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Beautifully done and a great look at an old barons .house , well laid out history museum, supported by lots of artifacts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The museum is quite difficult to find, it blends in with its surrounding residential buildings so make sure you ask around when u r trying to find it as the locals seem to know where it is located. The inferior design and decoration is stunning and is very informative of Azerbaijan's history and culture. Highly recommended if someone is visiting... More 

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