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7 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary
Fly: 16h 30min
Ashgabat— 3 nights
Mary— 1 night
Fly: 23h 15min
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A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.Visit Parthian Settlement of Nisa and Seyit Jemaletdin Mosque for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turkmen Carpet Museum and Ashgabat National Museum of History. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kow Ata Underground Lake, don't miss a visit to Gypjak Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, and pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.
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Lisbon, Portugal to Ashgabat is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Ashgabat is 5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Ashgabat: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Mary.
Things to do in Ashgabat
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Prosperous thanks to its successful cotton growing and processing industry, Mary retains much of the Soviet-era sensibility once prevalent in this part of the world.Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pokrovskaya Church and then explore the ancient world of Gyaur Kala. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque, get engrossed in the history at National History and Ethnology Museum, and then look for gifts at Zelyony (Green) Bazaar.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mary journey planner .
Fly from Ashgabat to Mary in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ashgabat in September, Mary is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Mary
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