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Anau Mosque

Anau Mosque

40 minutes by car south east of Ashgabat. This site includes the remains of the ancient settlement of Anau-Depe and fortress of “Gatar”. The name Annau derives “Abi-Nau” "new water" from Persian....

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Old Nisa

Old Nisa

The site of the earliest Parthian Empire capital, Nisa can be regarded a cradle of the unique Hellenistic (Greek) culture. Located in an atmospheric area on an irregular pentagon hill, at the foot...

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Monuments of Kunya-Urgench

Monuments of Kunya-Urgench

The Mausoleum of Turabeg Khanum has an imposing south facing portal, some 25m high. Behind this is a domed lobby, with a spiral staircase (locked to visitors) to the right. The main chamber...

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Kunya-Urgench

Once a glorious capital of the medieval Khorezmshah Empire, the biggest Muslim empire of the late XII - early XIII cc., Kunya-Urgench was the largest city on the northern branch of the Silk Road....

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Margush-Margiana-Gonur Depe

The first agricultural settlements appeared in the delta of Murgab River as back as 7 millennium BC. Fertile silt coming from mountains, abundance of water and moderate climate had created...

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Ancient Merv

Ancient Merv

The biggest archaeological site in Central Asia, Merv played an important part in the versatile Silk Road exchange for more than 2 000 years. Within the limits of the archaeological park, which is...