Hot Turkmenistan is a brilliant piece of Central Asia. The great dynasties of Asia and Persia left an alluring legacy of magnificent palaces, mosques and ruins of caravanserais. A golden statue of the first president of Turkmenistan, rotating to follow the sun will explain you what is a cult of personality in the 21st century. Turkmenistan is a country with a rich cultural heritage that dates back to ancient times. The country is known for its impressive historical sites, including the ancient city of Merv and the ruins of the Parthian city of Nisa. Its capital, Ashgabat, is a modern city with impressive architecture and a lively cultural scene.