discover the literary heritage ofMagsud Ibrahimbayov
The Magsud Ibrahimbayov Creative Centre is housed in an historic building in Icherisheher (Baku’s old city) built in 1914 by the famous architect Ziverbey Ahmadbeyov at the request of the writer's grandfather, the oil industrialist Alakbar Mashadibeyov. It contains a museum dedicated to the life and work of Magsud Ibrahimbayov, as well as the writer’s library and a literature room displaying his books published in Russian and Azerbaijani in different years and translated into 36 foreign languages. Also among the exhibits are many awards, including orders, medals and honorary degrees, which Magsud Ibrahimbayov received at various times for his literary and sociopolitical work, as well as a document detailing the writer's candidacy for the Nobel Prize in 2012. One noteworthy corner is the hall exhibiting a collection of weapons that belonged to Magsud Ibrahimbayov, which includes rare examples of ancient weapons brought from different countries or donated by friends. The centre receives guests on weekdays from 11am to 5pm.
For more information:
Magsud Ibrahimbayov Creative Centre
Address: 28 Boyuk Gala Street, Baku
Tel: +99412 492 8394