This is a small but neat park right behind the Baksovet metro station or the Philharmonic. In the older days, when we were ruled by the Russian Tzar, this park was called The Governor's Garden - Gubernator Baghi, then in the Soviet period it was renamed after Pioneers (hmmm I wonder!)...
Fountains Square (Azerbaijani: Fəvvarələr meydanı) is a public square in downtown Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. The square was previously called Parapet and is often referenced to by the same name now. The name of the fountains square derives from the presence of dozens of fountains throughout the square first constructed during Soviet rule of Azerbaijan.
Baku Boulevard (Azerbaijani: Dənizkənarı Milli Park, also known as National Park) is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku's seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions along the Caspian shore and when the seafront was artificially built up inch by inch.
|"Little Venice" of Baku
In the 1950s and 1960s the Mirvari (Pearl) cafe, the Little Venice water park, the Bahar (Spring) cinema and other entertainments were built in Baku Boulevard. "Little Venice" in Baku Boulevard is a small town built in 1960. It was expanded up to 10.000 sq.m. now.