Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Ganja

The monument to Nizami Ganjavi (Azerbaijani: Nizami Gəncəvinin heykəli) is a monument to the outstanding Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi, located in the hometown of the poet, Ganja, Azerbaijan. The monument was erected in 1946.[1]

Monument to Nizami Ganjavi
LocationGanja, Azerbaijan
Completion date1946
Dedicated toNizami Ganjavi

The sculptor of the monument is People's Artist of Azerbaijan Fuad Abdurahmanov, the architects are Sadig Dadashov and Mikayil Huseynov.[2]

For this monument in 1947 Fuad Abdurahmanov was awarded the Stalin Prize.[3]

Until 2009, the monument was not restored.[4]

In 2009, the monument was reconstructed.

As a result of the work, the marble covering of the pedestal was replaced with a bronze one, 600 m² of territory was tiled, a new lighting system was installed, as well as benches.[5][2] For restoration work, 45000 manat was allocated from the state budget.[6]

See alsoEdit

Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Baku


  2. ^ a b "Gəncədə Nizami Gəncəvinin restavrasiya olunmuş heykəlinin açılışı olub  » Dəyərlər AİN". (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-08-28.
  3. ^ Ibrahimov, Telman. "Fuad Abdurrakhmanov". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "Президент Азербайджана Ильхам Алиев во время визита в Гянджу, Гейгельский и Шамкирский районы" ( ed.). Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ "В Гяндже завершились работы по реставрации памятника Низами" ( ed.). Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  6. ^ "В Гяндже завершились работы по реставрации памятника Низами". 11 August 2009.