"Capital city" Gorod Bishkek by kyrgyz

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The city offers its visitors a host of exciting possibilities: colourful Central Asian bazaars, thought-provoking museums, art galleries showcasing Kyrgyz talent, vast green parks, quirky curiosities and an array of day trips outside Bishkek itself.
The environs of Bishkek city, i.e., the gorges of the northern slope of the Kyrgyz Ridge are also attractive to mountain tourism. They are Ala-Archa, Alamedin, Kegety, Issyk-Ata, Sokuluk, Ak-Suu, and Shamshy gorges. There are plenty of beautiful waterfalls in the neighborhood of Bishkek. They are Alamedin, Kegety, Belogorsky, and Golubinnyi (Pigeon) waterfalls**

As one of the world's smallest capitals (pop 800,000) the city centre is compact and easily explored on foot. Bishkek's wide boulevards are lined with oak, elm and sycamore trees%.ft**

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  • Sep 25, 2004 at 2:01 PM

    Nice page on Gorod Bishkek. Some really nice tips n pics. Keep up the good work. Greetings from Islamabad ~ Najam...

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    Jul 23, 2003 at 8:33 AM

    I am planning to visit Kyrgyzstan. Very helpful tips...thanks

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    May 21, 2003 at 5:12 AM

    that dish looks really nice; s'thing different from plov, laghman or chorpa?! Also great warning tip. I lost $99 when tricked by "militsa" on the streets. But Ok, I didn't have a guide ;-))!!

  • giampiero6's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2003 at 9:14 PM

    A very nice page. Such an interesting destination! Thanks

  • o00o's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2002 at 9:28 PM

    I always want to visit your country. Thanks for the friendship, do keep in touch.

  • leonik's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2002 at 5:43 AM

    kyrgyzstan is really charming... made it to my 'must-go' list of countries! :) an excellent introduction to your homeland...

  • yumiyun's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2002 at 2:46 AM

    Beautiful photos of your country. Very good Japanese knowledge, too! Ganbatte!

  • madamx's Profile Photo
    Dec 16, 2002 at 10:28 PM

    Kyrgyzstan is very much like near the Rocky Mountains, I hope one day I will come and visit!

  • Yiannis2000's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2002 at 4:35 AM

    Very nice page! I hope to visit some day...

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2002 at 3:35 AM

    Great page and information about this country! Thanks a lot!

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