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superb Mosque commemorating a sad defeat in Turkmen history

This is one of the most impressive mosques that i have visited in Turkmenistan and is really... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2016
A commemoration mosque

This mosque commemorates the Battle of Geok Depe, which the Turkmens lost, and which cemented... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Jacqui L
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Mar 8, 2017
“A piece of history of Turkmen people one has to know”
Dec 14, 2016
“superb Mosque commemorating a sad defeat in Turkmen history”
M37 Highway, Ashgabat 745190, Turkmenistan
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

Built in 1996 by the first president of the country, I consider this mosque as the most beautiful and really represents unique Turkmen architecture. Inside the mosque you can see tiles with Turkmen carpets on the wall, something you will never see anywhere in the...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2016

This is one of the most impressive mosques that i have visited in Turkmenistan and is really outstanding for its construction and design . remembering its historical roots the building takes on a more impressive meaning

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

This mosque commemorates the Battle of Geok Depe, which the Turkmens lost, and which cemented Russian control over Central Asia. The mosque was built after Turkmenistan became independent.

Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed July 23, 2016

The name of this place is the Saparmurat Hajji Mosque and it is located in Gökedepe. It was erected in memory of the soldiers and defenders of the Fortress Gökedepe. I found this place to be one of the most beautiful buildings in all of...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2015

it does not impress as a holy place of worship, but the building is beautiful and you could make nice pictures (from a distance)

Thank Walter G
Reviewed June 21, 2015

Geok Tepe is about 30 km on the main road from Ashgabat, near a railway station. The place is known because of a battle in 1880. The Mosque was built to commemorate this battle. It is very nice because of its mint-turquoise coloured roof and...More

1  Thank MarcelTraveller
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