In 2008 the monument to Kurmangazy Sagyrbaev was opened in Astrakhan. He is a Kazakh folk musiciam, composer and dombra player. The monument is a present of the Kazakhstan Government for 450 anniversary of Astrakhan.
An oustanding monument which amazes by its greatness and eccentricity.
The most outstanding monument of Turkmenistan is the Sultan Ahmad Sanjar mausoleum which is situated in the center of fortress Sultan Kala. Nearby there are great buildings such as palaces of Seljuq governors and a mosque.