Shopping

Mall in Ashgabat

Yimpaş

The biggest and best supermarket in town is the Yimpaş, a huge Turkish shopping complex featuring, among other things, the only escalators in Turkmenistan. Here you can buy everything from frozen lobster to Doritos.
Books in Ashgabat

Miras Bookshop

Find some novels in Russian among copies of the Ruhnama and various other pieces of dictatorship ephemera.
Carpets in Ashgabat

Altyn Göl

Shopping Centre in Ashgabat

Altyn Asyr Marketing Centre

Market in Ashgabat

Russian Bazaar

Market in Ashgabat

Tekke Bazaar