Kyrgyzstan

Song Kul – alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan

Song Kul Travel Song Kul is a high alpine lake situated at an altitude of 3016 meters. It is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan with an area of 270 square kilometers. It is three times bigger than the Zurich lake by surface and its maximum depth reaches just around 22 meters. Song Kul is […]

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Kyrgyzstan – Burana Tower

Kyrgyzstan – Burana Tower Date built: 11th century, during the Karakhanid Empire Height: 24.6 meters, original height used to be over 40 meters Location: modern Kyrgyzstan, used to be the center of the Balasagyn city in the 11th century) “I was transfixed…when I found out about an important medieval Turkish map in Istanbul that had […]

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Kyrgyzstan – Top 10 Places to Travel

Kyrgyzstan – Top 10 Places to Travel Kyrgyzstan is one of the most beautiful countries in Central Asia. Top ten places to travel in Kyrgyzstan include gorgeous wild mountain pastures inhabited by modern semi-nomads living in summer yurts, as well as large alpine lakes dotting a landscape characterized by charming villages.  The cities are Soviet […]

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Bishkek – Top Places to See

Bishkek – the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic Bishkek has been the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic since 1991, but the place has had many names over the course of its history. Before 1991, the city was called Frunze, named after a Soviet military leader born here. Before 1926, the place was known as Pishpek […]

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