Bottle house of Ganja
|Bottle House of Ganja|
Butulka ev / Butulkalı ev
|Location||Intersection of Huseyn Javid and Gambar Huseynli Streets|
|Town or city||Ganja|
|Design and construction|
Two-storey bottle house was built by Ibrahim Jafarov, a resident of Ganja in 1966-67 from glass bottles of different shapes and sizes, and colorful stones brought from Sochi. 48000 bottles was used in construction.
The construction year of the house was written on the wall of the front porch. A big portrait of missing brother Yusif Jafarov was drawn underneath the protrusion of the roof at the front. Additionally, the walls of the house were decorated with notes about Olympic Games held in USSR in 1980s, and the name and portrait of the owner.
The words “Ganja” (the historic name of the city) were written on the different parts of the building with the bottoms of bottles, however during that time the city was officially called Kirovabad (1935-1989).
The house was reconstructed recently and is a popular destination for citizens and tourists.
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