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Independence Monument, Ashgabat

(3.9/5 based on 60+ 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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  • 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 »
  • Nice Park with fountains, statues and tenechkom. Lacking only the ice or chajhanshhikov. Пустовато, but it is even good. Beautiful mountain views on the city. A beautiful place.
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  • We proud of having this building
  • Here beautiful Sunrise
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