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Monument Arch of Neutrality, Ashgabat
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An imposing landmark of the capital Monument Arch of Neutrality, stands as an impressive three-legged white tower glorifying the essence of Turkmenistan's complex policy. Topped by a gilt 12 m (39 ft) statue of the country's first president, this 95 m (312 ft) tall structure is set in a white marble town in a picturesque park. The popular Tripod features an observation deck at 45 m (148 ft) from where you can get panoramic views of the city. There is a museum with a collection of state gifts presented to the President Saparmurat Niyazov. Observe the changing of guards at the foot of the tower. Arrange to visit Monument Arch of Neutrality and other attractions in Ashgabat using our Ashgabat trip itinerary builder.
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  • The Arch of Neutrality reaches a total of 75 meters, making it the highest construction in Turkmenistan, above the 600 year old Kutlug Timur minaret. The Arch of Neutrality is decorated with white mar...  more »
  • Another spectacular monument in photogenic Ashgabat, this time to celebrate Turkmenistan's declaration of neutrality. Like many other monuments seems rather bizarre and rather pointless. The "ribs" on...  more »
  • If I understood correctly, this monument was originally built by the first president, Niyazov, to celebrate the UN declaration of Turkmenistan's neutrality. His golden statue at the top revolved so th...  more »