Admire the impressive marble-plated pillar with gilded ornaments of Independence Monument. The site stands 118 m (387 ft) tall in National Independence Park. Covering an area of over 80,000 sq m (861,113 sq ft) and inspired by traditional Turkmen tents, the monument has five main entrances guarded by statues of Turkmen warrior heroes. Inside the building, there are exhibition halls featuring artwork related to history of Turkmenistan. The monument is surrounded by greenery and a cascade pool. Use our Ashgabat trip itinerary maker website to add Independence Monument and other attractions to your Ashgabat vacation plans.
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It's a simple statue that's nice to take a picture of. most tour guides will bring you here. Do drop by more »
During our day tour in Ashgabat, we stopped at Independence Park. There are various statues here, including a gold statue of the President. Like everything else in Ashgabat, it was very white, very.... more »
Super clean and super nice view at night. If you are lucky you get to see them change guard shift which is amazingly unique.
I would describe this city, at most, as 'interesting'. Empty, sterile city with ridiculous statues and monuments everywhere.
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