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Even if you have limited time for cultural activities in Baku, you should make sure to visit the Marionette Theatre. Here you get the chance to come in touch, in a short period of time, with the full range of the Azerbaijani people’s cultural...more
A definite MUST STOP while in Baku. Magical experience regardless of language. The puppets are totally lifelike and you are transported into another dimension. A very memorable experience. Tickets are a little hard to purchase because the theatre was not open during the day. You...More
You must see Leyli and Majnun! Or anything else they might have showing at the time of your visit, because from what I’ve seen I know it is going to be Quality!
Highest praise to Baku Marionette Theatre, starting from the building itself. Impeccable fusion...More
The theater is located in a renovated building of the nineteenth century in a narrow street inside the old town. There are two plays at the moment: "Leyli and Majnun" and "Arshin mal alan". The Mugham opera is in Azeri language but even if you...More
This theater is located in a narrow alley, called M Magomayev Street, in the Old City of Baku. Azerbaijani Operas written by the father of eastern opera Uzeyir Hajibeyli are performed here. Marionette puppets are used for these performances. Eastern operas like "Arshin mal alan”...More