Ashgabat, in Turkmenistan, is a city of some 750,000 inhabitants.
It’s approximately 490 miles (789 kilometers) from Baku, Azerbaijan and about 770 miles (1239 kilometers) from Tbilisi, Georgia.
10 Yul Park and Serdar Jolu Park are two natural options when it's time to chill out and enjoy and enjoy some serenity. Taking the time to smell the flowers and mingle with locals in these parks will ensure your visit to Ashgabat is both memorable and relaxing.
Stately homes often embody the era’s highest ideals in art and architecture; these two palaces in the Ashgabat area are no exception. Hear the echoes of past lives as you walk around the gardens and stately interiors of the Turkmenbashi Palace and the Rukhiyet Palace.
You can never know what makes a place tick until you know its story; luckily Ashgabat has preserved the Neutrality Arch, one of the region’s most significant historic sites. Enquire about a guided tour, get photographs and discover the events that shaped local history.
The Ashgabat National Museum of History is a great place to go to learn about the city’s interesting past. Walk along the collection’s silent hallways and view the ancient exhibits on display.
Once you’ve ticked off the major points on the tourist map in Ashgabat, finish your explorations into this fascinating part of the world with a visit to the Azadi Mosque.