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Turkmen Carpet Museum, Ashgabat

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
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. Take a look at our Ashgabat trip itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Turkmen Carpet Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We had a small adventure getting here (take the #1 bus), but once inside we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We were the only visitors, which is amazing. There are many carpets to see, and there are Engl...  read more »
  • The carpet Museum includes several special features, historic carpets, double-knotted and especially huge. It is very central located south of the Government district around the corner to the access road to the National Museum.
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  • You really need a guide round this museum to get the most out of it. I loved looking at the beauty of the carpets and learning what the motifs/symbols and colours said about them and how and where the...  read more »
  • Actually there is the largest carpet. But here is. .. Why?
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