Kunya-Urgench - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kunya-Urgench

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World heritage site · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Once a bustling municipality, Kunya-Urgench - UNESCO World Heritage Site now stands deserted and full of ancient ruins just waiting to be explored. Located along the medieval Silk Road, the World Heritage Site peaked as a trading center between the 10th and 14th centuries. Explore the ancient city and uncover its hidden secrets, or head in to the museum to learn more about its fascinating and bloody history. Kunya-Urgench - UNESCO World Heritage Site is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • We came here as part of a 3 day / 2 night tour with Owadan Tour (see separate review - highly recommend them). After we were picked up at the Dashoguz border, we came here for a quick tour. We...  more »
  • We visited the Kunye Urgench site as part of an arranged tour. Our trip had taken us by 4WD from Ashgabat to Darvaza, then to this site.It may be easier to take an early flight to nearby Dashoguz and....  more »

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