Sofitel Ashgabat Oguzkent

Avenue Bitarap 231, Ashgabat, 744000, Turkmenistan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ashgabat

The White City

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... most of which have been covered by mud to protect them, and some tiles with architectural detail. But, on the whole, it was challenging to visualize the palace in its full Hellenic glory. We spent about an hour walking around, which was certainly sufficient, especially given the heat.

Our next stop was the mausoleum of the and the neighboring mosque, which is the largest in Central Asia (this will be a recurring theme). The mausoleum was built to refer to the tomb ...

Turkmenistan... it only deserves one entry

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

4
29

... keep down/in the water and could get a full nights undisturbed sleep. I woke up a lot better this mornin, and other than feeling a little fragile, my main problem now is the hundreds of trips to the loo I needed after trying to rehydrate... luckily the border posts both had loos, they weren't nice, but still they were there!

I started by saying I wasn't sure what take of Turkmenistan, our trip was certainly coloured by our first 24 hours. I think if it were not for them, ...

Departure

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... offered me a ton of money if I would switch from business to economy, so I agreed to it … but it turned out they didn’t need my seat (which was a bit of a relief, but I could have used the cash). The plane was a brand new 747-8 – lovely, with large loos, but seats were very hard. Maybe Lufthansa requests particularly uncomfortable seats. In any case, I had dinner (trying to keep the sugar out), then went to ...

City of Marble

A travel blog entry by marqual

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... city except for 3 structures so the whole city is fairly new. One of the standing structures was a clock tower near our hotel that still displays the time of the earthquake. We drove a few miles west of the city and visited the Turkmenbashi Mosque. This is the largest mosque in Central Asia and can house over 10,000 visitors at the same time even though our guide reckons there is rarely more than 200 people in there. The building was beautiful ...

Where the Golden Boy lost his Marbles

A travel blog entry by wenzels

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... cultural and scientific institutions were abolished with the explanation that they were not part of Turkmen culture. This drive at Turkmenification may have also led to his Russian wife and children relocating to Russia, returning only once – for his funeral.

As mentioned in the last chapter most people accepted the regulations as they had the benefits of multiple state-subsidised freebies to keep them ticking along. And those who didn’t accept it ...

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This hotel, located on Avenue Bitarap 231, Ashgabat, is near Ancient Merv, Turkmen Akhalteke Horse Trekkings, and Flying Fish Cove and Settlement.
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