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Geokdepe, Ashgabat

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#3 of 6 in Historic Sites in Ashgabat
Discover Geokdepe, once a fortress and now a memorial mosque erected in honor of a great battle that took place here in the 19th century. Go inside to see the vast prayer room with the capacity to receive up to 8,000 worshippers. Check out the white marble walls, four minarets, and turquoise domes. Make your Ashgabat itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • As with other mosques that we visited in Ashgabat, this building is lovely and clean but we didn't see any people praying here at the time we visited. And you don't hear the call to prayer in Ashgabat...  more »
  • Fortress Geokdepe was besieged, bombarded and finally captured by forces of Imperial Russia in January 1881. Thousands of Turkmen troops and civilians were killed in the battle and massacred when they...  more »
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