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Independence Monument, Ashgabat
(3.9/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
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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  • As previously noted Ashgabat is full of modern looking but way OTT monuments, however Unabhangigkeitsdenkmal, or Independence Park, whilst also being grandiose is actually well done with all the fount...  more »
  • This is one of the MANY monuments that you see throughout Ashbabat. It is probably the most impressive in terms of size, pomposity and grandeur. You can get a great view of Independence Park from this...  more »
  • Independence Park hosts the monument celebrating 8 years of independence. There is another celebrating five years. I enjoyed walking around it and looking at all the statues. You also get a good view ...  more »
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