Turkmen Carpet Museum, Ashgabat

4.4
Browse through the largest selection of handmade carpets in the country at Turkmen Carpet Museum, a large modern building featuring carpet design. With 8,000 well-labeled specimens of ancient carpets with diverse patterns, the museum boasts some of the finest and greatest collections of carpets in the world. See the largest handmade carpet in the world, 14 m (46 ft) by 21.2 m (69.5 ft) piece covering 301 sq m (3,240 sq ft); it was certified by The Guinness Book of Records in 2003. Professional restoration of old carpets, some of which feature up to 1.35 billion knots per square meter, takes place here. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Turkmen Carpet Museum and many more Ashgabat attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ashgabat vacation planning website .
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  • This was our group's 1st morning stop just 2 km south of our Grand Turkmen Hotel. Oddly, the English speaking guide was not available so we had a Russian guide which our group's English speaking guide...  more »
  • The most magical Museum. Got pleasure from the Museum, so many interesting works, prior to a hike in the Museum is not seen to have used similar designs and drawings. You can come with children!
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  • I came to Turkmenistan with buying a carpet in mind and through the guided tour was able to get all the information to make an informed purchase. The guide will give some tips on what to spot in the c...  more »
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  • I’ve never been, but I can only imagine.
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  • There are many thing to see in Ashgabat, everything looks a little fake, perhaps because of the enormous speed of growth of the city itself. One of the things not to be missed is a visit to the Museum of the carpet. The carpets are a national pride, and this is definitely the right place to understand the reasons why. Be careful not to take pictures, I got myself a drink giant!!!
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  • Actually there is the largest carpet. But here is. .. What for???
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