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City break in Ashgabat. Active leisure ideas for Ashgabat - attractions, recreation and nightlife

If you feel like it's time to diversify your tours of historic sites, go check local entertainment centers and picturesque parks. There are also lots of things to do for fans of natural attractions in Ashgabat. One of the most unusual sites that you can visit is the Baharden Cave in the vicinity of Ashgabat. This picturesque cave has been known to the local residents since the 18th century.
Ashgabat offers a vast choice of children's entertainment. This city is considered the most attractive for families in Turkmenistan. Be sure to take kids to the Turkmen State Puppet Theatre, … Open
Among the features of the cave are not only incredibly beautiful stalactites and stalagmites but also a wonderful underground lake. At the beginning of the 20th century, the cave was visited by several scientific expeditions. Interestingly, scientists made a lot of interesting discoveries here. The cave is located at a depth of 55 meters. However, thanks to underground springs, the water in the lake is always surprisingly warm - its constant temperature is about 37 °C. The cave is inhabited by bats and rodents, which doesn't prevent it from being very popular among both tourists and locals.
One of the most beautiful places to walk is the vast park named after the ancient ruler Oghuz Khagan. It covers an area of about 15 hectares, and its main decoration is a beautiful fountain complex that consists of 27 fountains. It is very interesting to watch the fully synchronized colored fountains. The complex is adorned with statues of ancient heroes, and a variety of landscape decorations complement all this splendor. It is noteworthy that the fountain complex is equipped with solar panels. They absorb solar energy throughout the day to deliver spectacular illumination at night. Copyright
Ashgabat is also the country's leader in the number of architectural and historical attractions. Many sightseeing tours of the city start with the Turkmenbashi Ruhi Mosque, the largest … Open
If you're a fan of walks in the fresh air, be sure to visit Independence Park. It also features chic landscape design and a variety of interesting monuments, including an original statue of the book written by Saparmurat Niyazov, the former president of Turkmenistan. The area of the park is about 140 hectares. it has lots of convenient walking trails and benches installed at every step. In the park, you'll find several children's playgrounds, as well as an amphitheater where concerts often take place in summer.
Visiting the Ashgabat State Hippodrome can bring a lot of fun. Horse breeding remains of the most important aspects of culture for local people. You will have a chance to see very rare and beautiful horse breeds. Horse races are regularly held at the hippodrome. Visiting this place remains one of the favorite pastimes of the townspeople. Here, you will also have the opportunity to visit an equestrian center to see how horses are kept and cared for. Also, you can take many interesting tours of the complex. By the way, you will see many beautiful monuments here.
Shopping in Ashgabat promises to be incredibly interesting. The city has seven large oriental markets, craft workshops, and specialty stores, as well as modern shopping malls. For the best … Open
There are quite a few nightclubs and bars in Ashgabat, but fans of late-night entertainment should take into account that most of them close before midnight. Nevertheless, the city offers more than enough places to spend a nice evening over or a glass of beer your favorite cocktail. For example, Florida nightclub is a stylish and attractive place. This one delights its guests with selected music and a variety of tasty treats. Many regular visitors love the club for its large selection of caviar snacks, which are much cheaper here than in most restaurants.
British Pub is no less attractive - fans of beer and original cocktails will surely appreciate it. The club invites its visitors to beautiful leisure areas with billiard tables. By the way, there is a Happy Hour here every day from 8 to 10 pm. If you visit the club during that time, you'll get 50% off the bill. There are also several trendy nightclubs in the city, and the most famous one is called Disco. You will find it in the territory of Hotel Nissa. This is one of the few places in the city where you can have fun and dance all night long, as the nightclub is open till 5:00 am.
Ashgabat was the capital of the Soviet Turkmen Republic. When USSR collapsed and Turkmenistan became an independent country in 1991, the government decided to limit entry to the country for … Open
If you prefer a more relaxed and less crowded atmosphere, head to Zip Bar. Its guests are also offered interesting entertainment and a huge selection of treats. They can enjoy a rich selection of beer and cocktails, original regional appetizers, as well as various types of barbecue. Fans of theatrical art must visit the Mollanepes Drama Theatre, which hosts very interesting performances in the evenings. Visiting exciting musical shows that often take place at this theater is among the most interesting evening leisure options in Ashgabat.
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Guide to your best city break in Ashgabat - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Ashgabat - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Ashgabat?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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