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2004

First/Last visit:

Number of visits:

1

Personal Rating:

100/193

UNESCO Sites visited:

2/3

Places Visited:

Ashgabat, Mary, Merv, Turkmenbashi

Highlights:

Ashgabat (the city of love) with its huge marble buildings and grandiose monuments, the Independance monument, the monument of Neutrality, Turkmenbashy Ruhy Metjidi Gypjak Mosque, Tolkucka Bazaar, National Carpet museum with the largest carpet in the world 14x21 meters, Lenin monument. Merv UNESCO Kyz Kala with the remains of huge palace fortresses, but also the Mausoleum of Sultan Sanjar, a total of 33 locations and around 100 km2 of size, it is one of the largest archaeological World Heritage sites worldwide.