Independence Monument, Ashgabat

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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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  • Like everything in Ashgabad this monument is over the top opulence. The golden statue, the 5 headed golden eagles, the fountains, all of it OTT. Loved it  more »
  • Took a City tour and passed this monument, one of many in the City. Ornate but then so is everything in this City  more »
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  • Beautiful land escaping and fantastic artistic made staues representing role of hero's in Turkmans history
  • Great view of the city urban planning
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