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Ashgabat— 1 night
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A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Ashgabat National Museum of History, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Monument Arch of Neutrality. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Parthian Settlement of Nisa, don't miss a visit to Gypjak Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, and finally examine the collection at Turkmen Carpet Museum.
To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ashgabat travel route planning site .
Brisbane, Australia to Ashgabat is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Brisbane to Ashgabat. In February, Ashgabat is cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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