Visit Ashgabat

Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, is a city of grandeur and splendor. Located in the foothills of the Kopetdag mountains, Ashgabat is home to some truly stunning architecture. From glimmering white marble monuments to dazzling golden domes, the city has something for everyone to admire.

For tourists seeking adventure and exploration, Ashgabat has a plethora of attractions worth visiting. Those looking for cultural enrichment should check out Nisa and Ancient Merv - two UNESCO World Heritage Sites that offer unique insight into Turkmenistan's past. For those who want an even more active experience, there are plenty of other sightseeing spots such as Darvaza Gas Crater and Ahalteke Horse Farm.

One interesting historical fact about Ashgabat is that it was founded in 1881 by Russian officials on top of an old settlement dating back to 1000 BC called Anau. This makes it one of Central Asia's oldest cities!

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