The Monument to the Desert Explorers, Balkanabat

#49 of 49 in Things to do in Turkmenistan
Monument · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Monument to the Desert Explorers is located in Balkanabat. To visit The Monument to the Desert Explorers on your holiday in Balkanabat, and find out what else Balkanabat has to offer, use our Balkanabat.
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  • Balkanabat is pretty sleepy and dusty. It is a good launching point to the Cheleken peninsula to see the oil industry infrastructure. It is also a gateway to see the fire canyon. People from...  more »
  • This monument, sculpted from concrete, commemorates the Turkmen and Russian explorers who discovered oil in the region, which ultimately led to the birth of Balkanabat. The sculpture depicts several.....  more »

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