Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan
*Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan. Its literal meaning is "city of love".
*The Turkmen city, which is on the Caspian Sea, has rich natural gas and oil resources.
*The city, which was destroyed by an earthquake of 9 magnitude in 1948, was rebuilt.
*Baht Mansion is a marriage and wedding ceremonies complex built in 2011 by the Turkish construction company Polimeks. The first five floors are the Turcoman Star, and the remaining five floors are placed on this star, in a spherical structure, 32 meters in diameter. The surfaces of this glass sphere, which was designed to represent the world, feature remarkable maps of Turkmenistan made from titanium.
*Darvaza Crater, also known as the "Door to Hell" or "Gate to Hell", which was formed as a result of an explosion and whose fire could not be extinguished for years, is one of the most extraordinary attractions of the city.
*The National History Museum, which offers information and documents related to Turkmen's struggle for independence and their transition from nomadism to settled life, is worth seeing.
*Allamberdar Mausoleum is one of the biggest mausoleums of Turkmenistan.
*The works of Kerim Gurbannepesov and Ata Kovshudov have been influential in the development of Turkmen literature.