The grand opening of the new park complex "Ylham seyilgyahi" (Park of Inspiration) was held in the historic center of the Turkmen capital yesterday. As the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent reports from Ashgabat, the new park was erected between the two central avenues of the capital - Gerogly and Makhtumkuli. Amid century-old trees standing along the artificial river, there were also planted new trees, flowerbeds and built two cafes.
Sculptures depicting famous Turkmen poets and thinkers, scholars of antiquity and modernity were erected along the park tracks. Among them are Abu Bakr Al-Sula, Myane Baba, Mahmud Zamakhshary, Al Farabi, Mahmyt Kashgarly, Abu Ali ibn Sina, Biruni, Al Sarahs, Shah Jahan. Original compositions also depict Musa Khwarizmi, Shamsetdin Merveri, Mahmoud Palvan and Nedzhmetdin Kubra and Kazi Burhanetdin Ahmet.
In the second part of the park there are sculptures of famous poets of the XI-XIX centuries. Among them are Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, Yunus Emre, Azadi, Zelili and Seid, Kemin, Yusuf Balasagun, Nesimi and Fizuli, Navoi and Omar Khayyam, Andalib, Mollanepes and Myatadzhi, Abdurahmanhan and Bayramhan.
In the alley dedicated to outstanding persons of the modern history of Turkmenistan there are busts of Berdy Kerbabaev, Aman Kekilov, Becky Seytakov, Kara Seytliev, Kerim Kurbannepesov, Ata Koushutov, Nurmurad Saryhanov, Kurbannazar Ezizov and others.