Turkmenistan Silk Road - Uncornered Market
Tunnels at Archeological Site of Gonur Depe, Turkmenistan

Tunnels at Archeological Site of Gonur Depe, Turkmenistan

No one really knows that these tunnels were built for. Even the famous Russian-Greek archaeologist, Viktor Sarianidi, has not been able to confirm the reason for their existence... He does have a theory that Gonur Depe was either the birthplace of Zoroastrianism or its religious predecessor. Read more about our visit to Turkmenistan.

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