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Has anyone here stayed at Gypjak Hotel?

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Has anyone here stayed at Gypjak Hotel?

Hi everyone. I am planning to visit Turkmenistan in the near future (September/October).

I heard that the streets in Ashgabat are almost totally empty of people. The thought of sleeping in a totally empty city is pretty depressing. So I was thinking maybe I should stay at Gypjak Hotel as it is in a small village, so maybe there I'll see some people in the streets.

Has anyone here stayed at Gypjak Hotel and can share his experience?

Thanks

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1. Re: Has anyone here stayed at Gypjak Hotel?

Dana hello

Ashgabat has a population of more than one million, the idea of no people on the streets is nonsense. Please check the official city Portal:

http://ashgabat.gov.tm/en/

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Hi Shonefeld,

I was in Ashgabat in April and I saw not a single office worker, tourist, mother with children, or any other sign of normal life within a capital city. Maybe it was just an off few days, but the only people on the streets were cleaners and soldiers. Personally I thought this was amazing and fantastic revelation as I've never experienced anywhere quite like it. Maybe I was just in the wrong places, but the city was like a ghost town.

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3. Re: Has anyone here stayed at Gypjak Hotel?

Isn't it wonderful? No crowds, no beggars, no loitering youths....lol

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4. Re: Has anyone here stayed at Gypjak Hotel?

. Will be in Ashgabat in Sept. pinoy din Ko.

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