Bishkek is the political and financial center of Kyrgyzstan. It is the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan. Located in the central part of the Chui village, it sits at a relatively moderate altitude of around 2600 feet.
This constantly evolving, modern, dynamic, and amazing city is home too many commercial banks and many industrial plants, its tree-lined streets, and many parks showcase the rich biodiversity of this city. Many of its monuments symbolically illustrate its culture and history.
Tourism is growing and flourishing in Bishkek as it is an exploring destination. It offers tourists a great historic tales, mountain ranges, rooted culture, beauty spots, etc. Some most amazing Bishkek tourist attractions are Supara Ethno Complex, State Museum of Fine Arts, Dubovy Park, Osh bazaar, Ala-too square, and Zhirgal Banya. Get complete Bishkek travel information regarding its travel guide and latest photos on our website.
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The Square was built in 1984 and was known as Lenin Square. After 1991, Kyrgystan gained its independence from the USSR and the statue of Manas then replaced it.
Nature Attractions in Bishkek
The national park is in the Tien Shan Mountains of Kyrgystan, one of the most famous attractions among the tourists. The park comprises over 50 mountain peaks and 20 large and small glaciers.
This is the seventh deepest lake in the world in the northern Tien Shan Mountains. By volume, it is also the tenth largest lake in the world.
This spot is an amazing place known for its hot springs and has a very famous resort known as “Teplie Klyuchi”. There is an amazing waterfall located just 5 kilometers from the end of Bishkek.
The canyon is located in the eastern part of Kyrgyzstan range in the middle of the Tian Shan Mountains. It is known for the remains of the ancient volcano Seghizan Shokny.
The George is situated in between the mountains roughly about 80 kilometers from Bishkek. At the bottom of the gorge, you can find the riverbeds, streams, and waterfalls.
Kashka-Suu Ski Resort
The resort is located between the Chuy valley and the Great Kyrgyz range, which offers a good winter holiday resort. It has some good facilities including two conference halls, restaurants, bars, a cafe, playgrounds and several activities.
Orlovka Ski Resort
The resort is a perfect place for ski lovers;Even as a beginner, the resort offers 9 ski routes of different level. It is located 90 km from Bishkek and even if you don’t have the equipment, you can get it rented.
It is located in Chuy province and you can see three beautiful mountain ranges. The most mesmerizing part is located halfway from Tokmok to Balykchy, which appears in multi-colored rocks.
Ski Complex Chunkurchak
It is a modern ski complex with five lift chairs that trails over 10 kilometers. It is located in Bishkek and a good family place for skiing both as experienced and first-timer skiers.
It is a mountain pass which is located 120 km away from Bishkek and goes over the range of the Tien Shan Mountains. There’s a tunnel that enters the mountain on the north side and comes out on the south side of the mountain.
It is a beautiful gorge that has the majestic mountains of the Kyrgyz Ala Too offering the best hiking, trailing, rock and ice climbing experience. There are about 150 routes up the glacier with four base camps within the gorge.
It is one of the most spectacular peaks in the country and at the top of Ak Sai Glacier. Its rock walls range from 700 to 900 meters tall.
Religious Sites in Bishkek
The mosque is one of Central Asia’s largest mosques, which began the construction in 2012. It is built in a different form of architecture; it has smaller domes around the main dome and they are elegant minarets.
Holy Resurrection Cathedral
It is a complex comprising a church and school to understand the influence of the country’s culture. It has a large courtyard open to a cathedral with amazing interiors and decorations. This is one of the fine examples of the Russian orthodox cathedral.
Parks in Bishkek
It is an interesting complex that was built by Tabyldy Egemberdiev and designed by his wife to depict the traditional nomadic Kyrgyzstan lifestyle. The complex is made by using only natural materials like wood, clay, straw, and stone.
It is a city memorial that holds the name of the Hero of the Soviet Union, Ivan Panfilov. It was built in the shape of a star and first opened in 1944.
This is a great place to shop and there are many stores that sell many items from clothes, products, souvenirs, etc. You can find traditional to international products in the area.
The park is a tourist attraction with a large green space, walking paths, gardens, statues, memorials, etc. It is just 5 km away from Bishkek and a great place for relaxing or even morning runs.
It is one of the oldest parks in Bishkek and home to several important monuments, open-air exhibitions, and buildings. Many of the oaks are old here with various sculptures dotted around them.
E. Gareyev Botanical Garden
The botanical garden is a great place to go for walks, looking at wildlife, bird watching, running, or even just relaxing. It is located in Southeast Bishkek and has two separate areas between Shabdan Baatyr Street and Alamedin River.
Burana Tower Bishkek
It is a large minaret with grave makers, earthworks and remnants of the castle established by the end of the 9th century. It comprises an external staircase that enables visitors to climb to the top.
Markets in Bishkek
It is one of Asia’s largest public markets and a major shopping center for Bishkek. The market dates back from 1992 built of double-stacked shipping containers.
It is one of the largest bazaars in the country and you can find almost anything in this bazaar. One can buy food products, households, souvenir, etc. Most of the products and goods sold here apply to the traditional and modern culture of the country.
It is one of the largest modern shopping malls and entertainment centers in Kyrgystan. It is big and spacious with many shops selling a wide range of goods, interesting entertainment, food court, and many other facilities.
Flagstaff With Country Flag
Museums in Bishkek
Museum of Fine Arts
It is one of the first fine arts museums in Kyrgystan which was originally known as the National Art Gallery. The museum has over 17,500 items with a large collection of applied arts including carvings, shyrdaks and carvings and many others.
Mikhail Frunze Museum
The museum has the richest Soviet collections and images of common workers against Soviet soldiers, privileged classes and other types of weapons.
Nissa Art Salon
Victory Square Bishkek
It is a public square which is dedicated to the victory of the country over Nazi Germany. The square features a statue of a woman waiting for the return of her husband from war. The central area has a beautiful site called the eternal flame.
Monuments in Bishkek
Monument to Baatyr Kaba Uulu Kozhomkul
This is an interesting monument that stands at the heart of Kyrgystan at the height of more than 2200-2600 meters between two ridges.
Monument to Chingiz Aitmatov
Monument to Manas the Great
Monument to Those Who Died For Freedom
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