Kunya-Urgench, Kunya-Urgench

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Once a bustling municipality, Kunya-Urgench now stands deserted and full of ancient ruins just waiting to be explored. Located along the medieval Silk Road, the World Heritage Site peaked as a trading center between the 10th and 14th centuries. Explore the ancient city and uncover its hidden secrets, or head in to the museum to learn more about its fascinating and bloody history. Kunya-Urgench is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Dasoguz Province Edition.
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  • From these buildings and blows of history, very beautiful and well preserved buildings, though it is rather difficult to get and clearly needs a guide.
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  • Great historical sight. Sadly Turkmenistan spends billions in the capital building ridiculous monuments to their current presidents when they have amazing sights like this one that need some restorati...  more »
  • Toilet toilet experience while in Turkmenistan, the worst was in the ticket's tullabeg Han mausoleum near. The devastation hesitate to write, so done at restaurants prior to strongly recommend it you want to. CTL g Timur minaret height of Central Asia and Trullo IL-Arslan mausoleum, caravanserais etc should be seen in the building one by one away, so no shade is intense heat out sufficiently. Most impressive is is very rare in the Islamic women's tullabeg Han mausoleum. Suitable for progressive later defended the science and incorporating elements of astronomy, the ceiling decorations are beautiful and interesting.
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