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Friday, January 28, 2011

Muzium Negara Turkmenistan



It will be the largest and the main National Museum of Turkmenistan made specially to tell the world about this great country and the role it played in the history and culture of the world civilization.

The new building of the museum has thousands of historic exhibits.

A flagstaff in front of the building with the largest flag in the world

Foreigners may visit one section of the museum (the Historic, the Nature Museum, the Museum of the President) for 10 dollars, locals pay 2 manats only (less than 50 cents). Photoshoot - 15 dollars more.

The first exposition you see is devoted to the statehood of the country and the president Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow.

From L to R - already non-existent "Neutrality Arch" with a golden statue of Saparmurat Niyazov Türkmenbaşy on the top, The presedent's palace, Independence monument.

The holy "Ruhnama" and the langueages it has been translated into.

The books of the current president who has recently become a Doctor of Medical Science

"Ruhnama" again - the 1st and the 2nd volumes

Display of national heritage of Turkmenistan - oil and gas …

… carpets. This one is the largest in the world.

A carpet and Türkmenbaşy

A carpet and Ruhnama

A carpet and Akhaltekinsky stallion

Some educational exhibits

Historic halls on the 2nd floor

National Turkmenian costumes

The map of historical archaeological sites

Earthenware crafts

The head of Alexander Makedonsky who went to the territory of Central Asia

Miniature copies of various ancient constructions.

Ruins of the Ancient Merv

Ruins of a mosque in Anau

And a lot of other ancient buildings and constructions

Beautiful bone horns

Ancient Cufic coins

A stand devoted to the history of Turkmenian people

Resettlement of Turkmen along the planet

The territory of the Great State of Turkmen - Seljuks

Main figures of the country

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