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Independence Monument, Ashgabat

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Admire the impressive marble-plated pillar with gilded ornaments of Independence Monument. The site stands 118 m (387 ft) tall in National Independence Park. Covering an area of over 80,000 sq m (861,113 sq ft) and inspired by traditional Turkmen tents, the monument has five main entrances guarded by statues of Turkmen warrior heroes. Inside the building, there are exhibition halls featuring artwork related to history of Turkmenistan. The monument is surrounded by greenery and a cascade pool. Plan to visit Independence Monument and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ashgabat attractions using our Ashgabat trip generator.
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  • Quintessential example of the splendor and opulence used in erecting monuments by the nation's previous president. Set in the large Independence park including a large amount of dark / gold statues, g...  more »
  • This is a beautiful monument, like all other monuments in Ashgabat. You wouldn't want to spend too long there though because apart from it, there's nothing else to see / do there. After a few photos, ...  more »
  • The monument of Independence with height of 118 meters is surrounded by sculptures of distinguished medieval state figures, philosophers and poets of Turkmenistan. There is a museum inside of monument...  more »
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  • indipendence monument locates in very beautiful park. You can see important heros for Turkmen history. You can see many memories for president inside of the monument.
  • This is the "Garashsyzlyk Bina - Independence Monuments" surrounded by the statues of ancestors of Turkmen's and lots of beautiful fountains. I loved the experience of walking around it but didn't get a chance to go in. It's 5 star building situated in the nice park. You can walk around or jog and stop by for a selfie. Highly recommend!
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  • There are plenty of things to visit in Ashgabat, this is one of those. This is quite a strange, recently built, surrounded by beautiful gardens.
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  • This place is very beautiful. Especially beautiful at night. Here the picnickers. Come will not regret.
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