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Unabhangigkeitsdenkmal

Turkmenbasy Sayoly | Archabil, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
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Interestingly Strange

Empty and odd. It is such as strange feeling to walk around a structure this large with no one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth P
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Pittsburgh
An interesting structure

Not sure of the purpose of the structure, it is empty and was built to celebrate independence so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gardenerlove
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California
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Turkmenbasy Sayoly | Archabil, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Empty and odd. It is such as strange feeling to walk around a structure this large with no one around except the occasional worker in the distance. Words can not describe it.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure of the purpose of the structure, it is empty and was built to celebrate independence so there it stands.Worth looking at

Thank gardenerlove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this square, there are many huge statutes displaying power and might, a good representation of how this country would like you to remember it. I don't know every statute and who they are, so if you are curious and must know everything, it's better...More

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing over the top architecture typical of this country. Very enjoyable park to visit, its very impressive. Shows you what billions of excess dollars can build.

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Shows the old Soviet approach to monuments. It is new, clean and impressive. Good view of the emptiness of the park and city.

Thank K L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Yes, you will drive past many monuments and this is one of them. However, architecturally they are all great

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 12 August 2017

As a great man once told me, nothing rhymes with Unabhängigkeitsdenkmal and I have come to discover that he was correct in his statement. The Unabhängigkeitsdenkmal in Ashgabat is a tribute to independence for the country with nice marble grounds, huge tower and a gold...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Quintessential example of the splendor and opulence used in erecting monuments by the nation's previous president. Set in the large Independence park including a large amount of dark / gold statues, golden statue of the former president himself plus a myriad of fountains.

2  Thank Joost G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful monument, like all other monuments in Ashgabat. You wouldn't want to spend too long there though because apart from it, there's nothing else to see / do there. After a few photos, it'd be time to move on. There isn't much...More

2  Thank Tui0200
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The monument of Independence with height of 118 meters is surrounded by sculptures of distinguished medieval state figures, philosophers and poets of Turkmenistan. There is a museum inside of monument, numerous exhibits tell about the history of Turkmenistan. Outstanding sculptors of Turkmenistan created the beautiful...More

2  Thank SatyendraGarg
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