Osh is the second largest city of Kyrgyzstan. Located in the Fergana Valley in the southern region of the country, it is the oldest city with numerous monuments, mosques, and statues.
It’s believed that Osh is older than Rome and is reputedly 3,000 years old. For those interested in understanding and knowing the culture of the people of Kyrgyzstan, Osh will give you a closer look into it.
Though it is an old city, yet it has beautiful attractions, sprawling bazaar and hospitable citizens providing more archetypically Central Asian atmosphere. Over the years, the city has grown into a multicultural vibrant city with a fascinating history having over 80 ethnicities.
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It is a sacred mountain in Kyrgyzstan which stands at the crossroads of important routes of Central Asia. The mountain comprises peaks, slopes, and old places of worship, caves, and two newly constructed caves.
The peak is officially known as Lenin Chokusu which is 4,488 meters standing in the Talas region. The Lenin Peak starts from the southern city of Osh and one of the highest mountains in the Pamir Mountains.
It is a broad valley and the area is increasingly popular with mountaineers, hikers, and adventurers. From this valley, the sight pf Lenin Peak is visible and it’s along Tajikistan border.
Abshir Ata Falls
The waterfall is a popular tourist attraction and it’s a beautiful sight as it is very unique when the falls comes out of the Rocky Mountains.
Kyrgyz Ata National Park
The national park is located on the northern slope of Alaya range and most of it is a botanical reserve. It comprises of several gorges and the most popular one amongst them is the Karagoy gorge.
Osh New Mosque
The mosque is on the foothill of Sulaiman Too which has a stunningly beautiful architecture. It was constructed in 2012 and the front part is made out of marble with intricacies exterior but simple looking interior.
Mausoleum of Asif ibn Barkhiya
Dom Babura Mosque
It is an old mosque that survived the Soviet Occupation and an important attraction for the locals. The mosque is functioning and only 6 people can get inside as it is cramped in there. It is along the way to Solomon Mountain.
Irkeshtam Pass Osh
It is a cross that lies between Kyrgyzstan and China and many have managed to cross this in one long day. It is open all year round; you can get a shared taxi and reach from Osh to Irkeshtam in 4 hours.
It stands tall in front of an administration building and it is one of the largest statues in the country. Many have been removed, but this statue still survives after independence from Soviet.
Enenin Koz Zhashy Park
It is located on Lenin Avenue and it’s a small park with few monuments including Liquidator and WW2 monument. There is an Orthodox church in one section of the park and there is a monument which is dedicated to the youth.
Alymbek Datkanyn Aykeli
This is an open park with a big area, trees, benches, cafe, etc. It also has an independent monument of Alymbek with Solomon Mountain in the background.
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