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  Haydar Aliyev Palace
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Formerly the V.I. Lenin palace of culture, then the Republic Palace, like many other places it was renamed after President Haydar Aliyev folllowing his death. This concrete and glass building faces a wide square with gardens and fountains and the red tower of the National Bank of Azerbaijan. The Republic palace can seat an audience of 2000. Its contruction dates from the 1970s, with a desing by architects V.Shulgin and E. Melkhisedekov.

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  • Written Sep 14, 2007
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