Konye Urgenc, Kunya-Urgench

Explore the ruins of an ancient city at Konye Urgenc, a World Heritage Site. Check out the mausoleums and the curiously-shaped minaret, which stands alone, not attached to any building. Formerly the center of the Islamic world, this site affords plenty of opportunities for snapping photos in a unique setting, as well as discovering Turkmenistan's storied history and cultural heritage. Observe the locals coming to pay respects to the dead by leaving small gifts next to their graves. Plan to see Konye Urgenc and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dasoguz Province trip planner.
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  • The mausoleum of Turabek Khanym is truly incredible. It had a double dome but part of it had collapsed so we could actually see both constructions. It used to be covered inside and out in blue...  more »
  • This structure would be the major reason for visiting Konya Urgench, since it is the best surviving of the so-called mausoleums, and has the best preserved C14th painted dome in centrtal Asia. I...  more »
  • Buildings beautiful. Amazing. Quite a bit of gold used. Cleanest streets of any city or country i have ever been in.  more »

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