Turkmenistan lies in Central Asia, surrounded by the Caspian Sea and mainly covered by the desert of Karakum. The most famous touristic spots in the country have archaeological and eye-popping architecture. Without further delay, let’s take a look at the ten things Turkmenistan is famous for around the world. The capital and the largest city in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat is situated in the middle of the Kopet Dag mountain range and the Kara Kum desert. The city houses one of the biggest mosques, Kipchak mosque also called the ‘TurkmenbashiRuhy Mosque’ in Central Asia. In the city you’ll find a multitude of sculptures and artifact, giving the city a very ancient but well polished feel. While visiting the city, walking around, exploring is one of the best things you can do to experience the authentic parts of the capital. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!