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Baku Full Day Private Sightseeing Tour
"Your experienced and friendly guide will pick you up at your hotel. Get an early start to take in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. Begin touring with a visit to the beautiful Bibi-Heybat Mosque originally constructed in the 13th century in honor of the sister of Imam Ali. Today it sits near one of Azerbaijan’s first oil fields which grew during the first oil boom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You will continue with a walking tour of the city center the Old Town also known as Icheri Shere
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4 Hour Private Baku City Tour with English Speaking Guide
"Be picked up from your centrally located Baku hotel by your tour guide at your chosen time 09.30 or 13.30. You will then start your 4 hour tour visiting Highland Park. There you will have a panoramic view of Baku Bay from the highest point of the city. You will then move onto National Flag Square that is one of the highest flag home to the Azerbaijani flag.The next stop is Seaside Park (Baku Boulevard). The Boulevard is a promenade and national park that runs parallel to Baku's seafront popular for taking in views of the Caspian. After viewing the Caspian see Shirvanshahs` Palace the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture situated in the Inner City of Baku. The complex contains the main building of the palace
From $95.00
 
Baku Full Day Private Sightseeing Tour
"Your experienced and friendly guide will pick you up at your hotel. Get an early start to take in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. Begin touring with a visit to the beautiful Bibi-Heybat Mosque originally constructed in the 13th century in honor of the sister of Imam Ali. Today it sits near one of Azerbaijan’s first oil fields which grew during the first oil boom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You will continue with a walking tour of the city center the Old Town also known as Icheri Shere
From $149.00

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Kiosks for money change

In former years you could change you money at the black market or at the bank with huge differences in the rates. It was not easy to change money at the bank, I heard. They were hardly open and your...
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sachara
Sep 21, 2008

Visa and other papers you get.

For Turkmenistan you need a visa. Turkmenistan was part of my Silk Road trip visiting 5 different countries. Because of the time needed to get all the visa in advance and the extremily long time it...
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sachara
Aug 27, 2008

Yomut Carpet

The Yomut carpet is a type of carpet traditionally handwoven by the Yomut, one of the major tribes of Turkmenistan. A Yomut design, along with designs of the four other major tribes, is featured on...
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traveloturc
Mar 11, 2008

Internet Access

(I didn't know where else to put this...sorry!)Internet cafes don't really exist in Ashgabat. You could try asking around, or check in some of the games clubs then ask the staff quietly if they have...
jkseddon
Aug 14, 2004

Saparmurat Niyazov -President

Saparmurat Niyazov was born on February 19, 1940, into a worker's family in Ashgabat. His father died in battle in World War II and the remaining members of his family perished in Ashgabat’s massive...
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Avala
Jun 13, 2003

The Arch of Neutrality

This monument has become an urban symbol which serves as a powerful reference point in the city. The inspiration for the Arch ofNeutrality was the traditional Turkmen trivet - a stable tripod, used...
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Avala
Jun 13, 2003
 
 
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Strange Wool Hat

You will notice that some people on the streets are wearing a large wool hat. You can buy one as a souvenir.
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aboulmiche
Jun 09, 2005

The City of White Marble !

In the newly constructed area of Ashgabat, you will notice that all the buildings are covered with white marble. Most of them (if not all) are governmental buildings.
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aboulmiche
Jun 08, 2005

Water Fountains Everywhere !

In the newly constructed area of Ashgabat, you will see a large number of water fountains. It is a very nice scene and really amazing !
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aboulmiche
Jun 08, 2005

New Complex

Golden statue of the Turkmen President, Turkmenbashi, under guard at a new fountain & monument complex.
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Avala
Jun 13, 2003

Top Hotels in Ashgabat

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Atabaeva Street, 18B, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
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Gorogly Street No. 7, Ashgabat, 744000, Turkmenistan
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Magtumguly Avenue No. 141/1, Ashgabat, 744000, Turkmenistan
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19 Neutral Turkmenistran Street, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
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Top Things to Do in Ashgabat

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Arch of Neutrality

The landmark of the citycentre of Ashgabat is the high Arch of Neutrality. At top of the arch is the 12 meter high gold polished statue of former president Niyazov, also called Turkmenbashi, meaning...
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"Ashgabat"
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"The City Of Love"
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"Ashgabat"
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"Ashgabat, the City of White Marble !"
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"Thalam Ashgabatdan"
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