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01.06.2012
 
June 1 - in the International Children's Day to our museum-reserve were invited children of kindergarten number 46. Children danced to the songs performed by children's group of "Djan bala", as well as read poetry. The most interesting thing during the event to Azerbaijani children joined the children of foreigners who visited our museum-reserve. They liked it so much they did not want to leave the event. After the children were introduced to the museum, they were given balloons and photos on the memory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The complex of Shirvanshahs palace
    The Ensemble of Shirvanshahs' Palace built in the XV century, is one of the pearls of Azerbaijanian architecture. The construction of the palace are situated on the highest point of one of the hills of «Icheri Sheher» - Baku fortress. Being picturesquely spread over three terrace - yards towered above each other the ensemble is seen from the sea and heights surrounding the city. The buildings crowned with cupolas with the well-proportioned portals and minaret, irreproachably made details, inimitable kind of fine and deep carving of ornaments and inscriptions, splendid masonry have come down to us in all their beauty.
    The ensemble contains dwelling - house, «Divanxane», Shirvanshahs' tomb Palace mosque with a minaret, bath-house, SeyidYahyaBakuvies Mausoleum, Eastern portal.
    Divankhane was the place for official receptions and state meetings. Rotunda of Divankhane is crowned with the cutstone cupola with pointed arch surrounded by the same arcade of closed yard. A high, well - proportioned portal of the main entrance is decorated with ornaments and inscriptions of unusual polish and beauty.
 
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