Explore the ruins of an ancient city at Konye Urgenc, a World Heritage Site. Check out the mausoleums and the curiously-shaped minaret, which stands alone, not attached to any building. Formerly the center of the Islamic world, this site affords plenty of opportunities for snapping photos in a unique setting, as well as discovering Turkmenistan's storied history and cultural heritage. Observe the locals coming to pay respects to the dead by leaving small gifts next to their graves. Plan to see Konye Urgenc and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kunya-Urgench trip planner .
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In Turkmenistan non esistono molti siti archeologici, ma questo è sicuramente uno di quei posti da visitare. Preparatevi prima oppure cercate una guida che vi porti in giro in modo da capire meglio qu... more »In Turkmenistan there are not many archaeological sites, but this is definitely one of those places to visit. Get ready first or look for a guide that takes you around so you can better understand what you're looking at. The site is extensive but the interesting points are not many. Must be seen
J'ai beaucoup aimé ce site. Les monuments sont dispersés sur une très grande surface dans le désert et sont dans leur jus, très peu restaurés. Spectaculaire minaret en brique. Formidable coupole du ma... more »I really liked this site. The monuments are scattered over a very large area in the desert and are in their juice, very little restored. Spectacular brick minaret. Formidable dome of turabek Khanum's mausoleum, the Taj Mahal of Central Asia. A great opportunity to meet and befriend Turkmens. Place out of the world, not a foreign tourist. One of the great moments during my trip to Turkmenistan.
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