Turkmen Carpet Museum, Ashgabat

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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 museum is in a nice, relatively new building. The displays are laid out nicely over two floors, but are somewhat limited in scope. The main focus is on highlighting the unique pattern styles from...  more »
  • It's very important that Turkish Culture cultural heritage element of the Thompson is a kind of culture in the culture of transport. the Halısıdır instrument, used as the carpet also touched on the procedural style loop motifs and stories changed, but a Turkish each motif Tamgası has gained importance as an element of cultural heritage. Here is the world's biggest sized carpets-carpet million entered into the Guinness Book of the thread count of the carpets woven in natural colors, magnificent patterns according to the balkan province, with yoditabera ahal, taşoğuz etc see their stories magnificent carpet construction You can listen to his stories. Managers and staff very courteous and well trained. An absolute must-see Museum. Thank you very much
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  • I loved my visit to the carpet museum. The museum provided us with a terrific guide who explained about the regional differences in the carpet designs. Her English was excellent and commentary informa...  more »
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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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  • An excellent Museum
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