Tour Guide Turkmenabat
The Turkmenabat is the centre of the east part of Turkmenistan and the second biggest town in the country in number of inhabitants. A long ago the Bukhara fort named Chardzhui (the four canals) stood there. When the Transcaspic railway arrived at the fort in 1886, it developed into a civil and initially a strategic town.
Chardzhou was re-named Turkmenabat in 1999 ("created by Turkmen"). Turkmenabat is now a sophisticated centre of industry and culture. Kugitang Reservation (southeast of the city) is the city's most important attraction. When visiting the Atamurat, you can see old caravanseries, Alamberdar tombs and Astana-baba, which still serve as a place of worship today.
Sightseeing attractions in Turkmenabat: At one time the remains of the antique village of Amul were the stronghold of Amul's masters. Turkmenabat is situated near the Turkmenabat entry, about 10 km from the town centre. It was a fortification in the tenth c., when it was built, and it was encircled by a large ditch full of waters.
The church was located on the mediaeval street from Amul' ("Turkmenabat") to Khoresm.
Turkmenabat is a town in the province of Lebap, Turkmenistan. The Turkmenabat is the centre of eastern Turkmenistan and with about 270,000 residents the second biggest town in the state. The original name was Charjou (four channels), but it was re-named Turkmenabat in 1999. It is a comfortable place to stop off on long trips to the Kugitang Nature Reserve, Mary/Merv or Dashogus and on the way to Bokhara/Usbekistan.
Torkmenistan Airways offers 4 departures per leg of the flight from Ashgabat (US$ 22 from November 2013). It is located 2 km eastwards of the town centre. A taxi from the aiport to any point of the town is 1-1,5 US$. The Turkmenistan Railways run to Turkmenabat from Ashgabat (2 trams per night, 16 hrs, US$ 2.50), Mary/Merv (2 trams per night, 7 hrs, US$ 1) and Turkmenbashi (1 tram per night, 23 hrs, US$ 2.50).
It is located in the centre of the centre. Turkmenabat is about 25 km from the frontier. Taxis are about $5 and a place in a collective cab costs less than $1. 9km from Dunya Bazaar, or at the train stations in the centre of the citycenter.
Torkmenistan Airways offers 4 departures per flight to Ashgabat (US$ 12). It is located 2 km eastwards of the town centre. The Turkmenistan Railways run from Turkmenabat to Ashgabat (2 moves per days, 16 hrs, US$ 2.50), Mary/Merv (2 moves per days, 7 hrs, US$ 1) and Turkmenbashi (1 move per days, 23 hrs, US$ 2.50).
It is located in the centre of the centre. Leaving Marshhrutki in front of the train stop in the centre of the village. The costs are about 2 US$ for Mary/Merv, 4 US$ for Ashgabat and 1 US$ for the Uzbek frontier (2007).