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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan's capital, sits between a vast desert and a mountain range. Founded in 1881, it underwent significant rebuilding after a major earthquake. The city is known for its distinctive architecture, with many buildings clad in white marble. The central landmark is the golden-domed Independence Square. Visitors can explore the Turkmen Carpet Museum or the National Museum of History. Ashgabat offers insight into Turkmenistan's culture, with traditional crafts and lively markets.

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Airports near Ashgabat

There are multiple ways to reach Ashgabat - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Ashgabat.

Ashgabat International Airport

This is the main international airport in Ashgabat and is located within the city limits, making it the most convenient option for travellers. It offers direct flights to various international destinations.


Mary International Airport

Located in Mary, which is approximately 310 kilometres east of Ashgabat, this airport serves as a regional hub and offers domestic flights within Turkmenistan. travellers can reach Ashgabat from Mary by taking a connecting flight or driving.


Turkmenbashi International Airport

Situated in Turkmenbashi, which is around 550 kilometres west of Ashgabat, this airport serves as another regional option. travellers can either take a connecting flight or drive from Turkmenbashi to reach Ashgabat.


Dashoguz Airport

Located in Dashoguz, which is about 550 kilometres north of Ashgabat, this airport offers domestic flights within Turkmenistan. travellers can either take a connecting flight or drive from Dashoguz to reach Ashgabat.

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Things to do in Ashgabat

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Turkmen Carpet Museum

This architectural wonder is a sight to behold in itself. The museum's collection has some of the most exquisite and well-preserved Turkmen carpets in the world, some dating back centuries. These carpets are well known for their intricate designs, vivid colours and use of symbolic patterns. Visitors can learn about the history and techniques of carpet weaving, a cherished art form passed down through generations in Turkmenistan.

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Monument of Neutrality

This 125-metre-tall structure dominates the Ashgabat skyline. Built in 1998, it commemorates Turkmenistan's policy of neutrality, which was adopted by the country after gaining independence from the Soviet Union. The monument features a gilded statue of the country's first president, Saparmurat Niyazov, rotating at the top. Visitors can take an elevator to the observation deck for panoramic views of the city.

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Old Nisa

Located just outside Ashgabat, Old Nisa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ancient city was once the capital of the Parthian Empire, a powerful empire that ruled from the 3rd century BC to the 3rd century AD. The ruins of the city include the remains of fortresses, temples, and palaces. Old Nisa offers insight into the history of Turkmenistan and is a must-see for any visitor interested in archaeology and history.

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