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This stunning mosque is the biggest in Cental Asia. You can also visit a mausoleum of the first... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Tatami T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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This is one of the most impressive architectural landmarks of modern Turkmenistan. The mosque is... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Moscow, Russia
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M37, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This stunning mosque is the biggest in Cental Asia. You can also visit a mausoleum of the first President while you there. Built by the French company it is truly an architectural masterpiece, both inside and outside. You can see it from the plane as...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is one of the most impressive architectural landmarks of modern Turkmenistan. The mosque is built officially in rememberance of the victims of the devastating earthquake of 1948 (which claimed lives of mother and two brothers of the first President of modern Turkmenistan). For a...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Probably the most beautiful mosque I've ever seen! It's already great from the inside, but the inside is absolutely stunning!!

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

The mosque is not in Ashgabat but about half an hours drive away. It is a huge structure and can be seen from locations in the capital and from ancient Nisa. On the site is also the mausoleum of Saparmurat Niyazov the former dictator. You...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Gypjak Mosque is cavernous and beautiful and well lit with a giant chandelier and light from side windows reflecting off the golden dome and light walls. The Mihrab has red and white marble striping and Turkmen carpets cover the floor from wall to wall. When...More

Thank M A
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Gypjak Mosque is outstanding, with a wonderful gold dome. Inside the ceiling is spectacular. The mosque has sufficient space for 13,000, so the proportions are stupendous.

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This mosque is vast and could accommodate a large number of worshippers. The toilets alone are impressive. We were there when the carpet was being replaced although the previous one didn't look worn. It is of course mainly white marble, what else in this city,...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Expensively built, beautifully finished with a huuuuge carpet. A must visit whilst in this, the strangest of cities

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

This is a beautiful and serene place. It is in perfect condition being that it is very new like everything else in Ashgabat. The giant rooms and basements are decorated. Also it was very nice to cool off inside since it was 130 plus degrees...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed November 29, 2017

It's beautifully decorated and gigantic, even the toilets in the basement was HUGE. You must take off your shoes to enter inside. This is the most impressive and nicely built mosque in Turkmenistan in my view.

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