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Turkmenbasy Sayoly | Archabil, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
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Moderately Intersesting

The Independence Monument is one of several iconic monuments located around Ashgabat that you will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barton21
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Austin, TX
Interesting monument

Ashgabat is full of large monuments. This one is quite attractive with large statues of historical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth_and_David
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Independence Monument is one of several iconic monuments located around Ashgabat that you will likely see on the standard tour of the city. The monument is set in a nice, well maintained part and the architecture is interesting. Beyond that, it is good for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ashgabat is full of large monuments. This one is quite attractive with large statues of historical men and is set in a lovely garden.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Designed to resemble the headwear it is yet another of Ashgabat's amazing white marble buildings. The surrounding park is vast with many statues and pools/fountains. You would be very unlucky if you don't meet up with a wedding party as they tour the main monuments...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

All of Ashgabat is empty, the biggest, flashest white marble city with no people. When I asked why, our guide said that Turkmen people are nomadic and prefer to be in the desert away from the prying eyes of the state

Thank Antonyh1952
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Empty and odd. It is such as strange feeling to walk around a structure this large with no one around except the occasional worker in the distance. Words can not describe it.

Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Not sure of the purpose of the structure, it is empty and was built to celebrate independence so there it stands.Worth looking at

Thank gardenerlove
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

In this square, there are many huge statutes displaying power and might, a good representation of how this country would like you to remember it. I don't know every statute and who they are, so if you are curious and must know everything, it's better...More

Thank Geminican
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Amazing over the top architecture typical of this country. Very enjoyable park to visit, its very impressive. Shows you what billions of excess dollars can build.

Thank TheTravelPirate
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Shows the old Soviet approach to monuments. It is new, clean and impressive. Good view of the emptiness of the park and city.

Thank K L
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Yes, you will drive past many monuments and this is one of them. However, architecturally they are all great

Thank global-traveller48
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