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Daşoguz

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Daşoguz is a city in Northern Turkmenistan.

Understand

Dasoguz is a town mainly from Soviet times. It has an airport and serves as a starting point for the visit of Konye Urgench and as transit point for Urgench and Khiva in Uzbekistan.

Get in

By plane

Turkmenistan Airlines operates 6 flights per day from Ashgabat and 4 flights per week from Turkmenbashi. The flight from Ashgabat takes about 50 minutes and costs about US$ 12 one way.The airport is 14km south of the city.

By bus

There are regular bus services from Ashgabat (12 to 18 hours, US$ 4 to 5 one way) and infreqent services from Turkmenabat (10 hours, US$ 3 to 4). The bus station is in the north of the city, near Bai Bazar. There are regular buses from Konye Urgench (2 hours, US$ 1).

By train

There is one train per day from Ashgabat (24 hours, US$ 3) and one from Konye Urgench (2 hours, US$ 1). The railway station is on Woksai köcesi, about 600 meters East of Gurbansoltan köcesi.

Get around

See

  • Dinosaur sculptures in the town center
  • Bai Bazaar, colourful market

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Shatugi, Alkaramzi köcesi 6, 59742. behind Hotel Diyarbekir, Russian food


Drink

Sleep

  • Hotel Dashogus, Turkmenbashi sayoli 5. hotel from Soviet times US$ 8-16.
  • Hotel Uzboy, Turkmenbasho sayoli 19/1, 26015. the newest hotel in town US$30-50.
  • Hotel Diyarbekir, Turkmenbashi sayoli, 59037. modern hotel under Turkish management, restaurant with Russian and traditional Turkmen food US$ 40-80.


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