Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, is an amazing city with a great number of tall trees, square lines, a mind blowing measure of the statue and encompassed by snow-topped mountains. Not what I was anticipating. Find underneath what there is to see and do when you visit Bishkek and how to maneuver around.
Getting around Bishkek
Bishkek is anything but difficult to maneuver. As a town constructed by Soviets, everything is in the square shape. To maneuver around you have a few decent choices in case you have decided to visit Bishkek:
Strolling – the distances are not that enormous. Thirty minutes from Ala-Too to Osh Market, 15 min from Victory Park to Ala-Too Plus the sideways are regularly huge. The main challenge is crossing roads as there are no streetlights for people on the road.
Marshrutka: Shared minivan is driving to and fro on a set course. You can use them anyplace along the route and get off at any point you desire. Most have twelve seats and some space to stand. It costs 10SOM wherever you hop on or off (12SOM later in the day)
Cabs – It costs less 150SOM to go anyplace in the town inward circle so less expensive choices. They do not cheat when charging you however they do not communicate in English therefore; take a card of your motel/ guest house/ hotel.
Ala-Too Square and State History Museum
Ala-Too square is irrefutably the central point of the town. The place has numerous fountains, a huge statue of the national legend Manas (whose story is a blend of adventures from various warriors). It is where the National Museum (the enormous square building) which used to belong to the KGB. A single floor is committed to the Kyrgyz history and another to socialism. In case you decide to visit Bishkek, you can likewise pay additional and solicit to see their show from Gold and Silver. For that, you will be taken to the ground floor, and the room will be opened only for you.
Victory Square was completed in 1989 to commend the triumph of the colossal energetic war (Second World War) like most statues in Kyrgyzstan. The war didn’t get to Kyrgyzstan, but rather many individuals got assembled, and it is praised gladly. This monument is like a yurt regarding the shape and ensures security to the mother of Kyrgyzstan facing north.
One thing that stroke me when I went by Bishkek was the amounts of trees and garden. It is exceptionally enjoyable to find in one of the many seats under the shadow of those colossal trees and do a few individuals viewing.
You will most likely find a gathering of men talking enthusiastically, youngsters playing Ping-Pong and youthful expert just unwinding following a day at work. Times fly by when you take a gander at individuals carrying on with their life.
If you are interested in touring Bishkek, you can order tours to Bishkek via the links provided here:
Photos from sources – limon.kg, travelask.ru, open.kg