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Ashgabat

 
Ashgabat Ashgabat is a modern city in the middle of Kara-Kum desert. It was founded by the Russians to house the Russian garrison and the headquarters for the Transcaspian Railroad. The city still shows its military and bureaucratic originsits orderly clean and uninteresting. Most of the monuments and sights are very recent and have one purpose to hail the president Turkmenbasi. The oil-boom has made Turkmenistan oil rich, and has given the government the possibility to spend money on fountains and big posh hotels and palaces. Start your visit in the central area where there is an old fortress. Skobelev Square is also worth a look. Head out to see the surreal Islamic-style Lenin Monument, do a carpet factory (there are n...
 

Turkmenbashi

 
Turkmenbashi Turkmenbashi is located on the shores of the Caspian Sea. In the Soviet days the city was known as Krasnovodsk, but the president gave the city the honour of bearing the same name he uses to describe himself: Father of Turkmens. It takes a bit of an optimist to enjoy yourself in Turkmenbashi. `Miserable', `joyless' and a 'desolate dust-heap' are some of the words that spring to mind. But if you wear your pink sunglasses and can cope with th heat and the dust, you see a single-storey, pastel-painted port, where you can relax before heading off into more desolate places. When it cools down a bit you can make hikes into the surrounding mountains that offer fine views of the town. Turkmenbashi is something of a regi...
 

Erbent

 
Erbent Erbent oasis is 156 km away from Ashgabat. It has preserved many of the traditional nomadic customs and handicraft throughout the centuries. Central Karakum is home to the Tazy dogs - a beautiful Turkmen hunting breed similar in shape to Afghan dogs. ...
 

Mary

 
Mary Mary is the new name of the old city of Merv, an important halting place for caravans on the Silk road. Highlights include the fortresses Erk Kala, Gyaur Kala, Sultan Kala and the Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum....
 

 

 

 

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