Trip Planner: Asia / Turkmenistan / Ahal Province / Ashgabat / Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Discovered beneath the parched landscape, Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - UNESCO World Heritage Site allows visitors to explore the remnants of one of the most important cities of the Parthian Empire, a major power between the 3rd century BCE and the 3rd century CE. The site, probably founded by Parthian ruler Arsaces, contained a fortress that served as either a royal residence or mausoleum. Although most uncovered artifacts have been moved to museums, exploring the site still gives an evocative look at the preserved, decorated structures of an advanced civilization. Be sure to bring refreshments, a hat, and sunscreen, as the striking landscape is very exposed and there are few facilities and less shade here. To visit Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - UNESCO World Heritage Site on your holiday in Ashgabat, and find out what else Ashgabat has to offer, use our Ashgabat.
Tours to Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - UNESCO World Heritage Site reviews
This is a world heritage site so this is a place you wanna visit if you have a thing for unesco world heritage sites. other than that its just an old site more »
Very interesting piece of history from BC era This site has somewhat been reconstructed but still show the foundations and with information one can understand the fortress. more »
Plan your trip to Ashgabat
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Ashgabat
Hidden gems in Ashgabat
Historic Sites in Ashgabat
Nearby attractions in Ashgabat
Shopping in Ashgabat
Fun & Games in Ashgabat
Trips to Parthian Fortresses of Nisa - UNESCO World Heritage Site by other users
6 days in Turkmenistan BY A USER FROM FRANCE Ashgabat Darvaza 21 days in Asia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Ashgabat Tashkent Dushanbe 50 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Ulaanbaatar Nur-Sultan Almaty 60 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM TURKEY Sochi Nizhny Novgorod St. Petersburg 60 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM ISRAEL Colombo Bangkok Siem Reap 60 days in Turkmenistan BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Ashgabat Kaakhka Mary