Ashgabat Hotels


Eighteen kilometers from Ashgabat are the ruins of the ancient medieval city of Nisa, which was founded by the Parthians in the 3rd century BC. Thanks to the excavations that began on the territory of the settlement in the 1930s, the ruins of a pillared hall, sanctuaries and fortifications, documents written in Aramaic in the Parthian language, rich evidence of the daily life of the Parthians were found. their Hellenistic art is decorated with monumental statues made of baked clay. It was found that Nisa consisted of the king's highland citadel and the settlement area of the townspeople — merchants and artisans. In 2007, the ruins of the Parthian fortress were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List