From Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan: harmony with nature – Day 5: Bishkek

Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan, located at the foot of the Tien Shan Mountains in Central Asia. All the main attractions of the city are located in the heart of the city, so you can easily see them in one day. Today the program includes two national museums of Bishkek, the famous Osh market, walks about the central squares and traditional national cuisine!
From Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan: harmony with nature
Visiting:

Trip duration: 6 days

Viktoria Afanaseva

Sierra Coffee Tash Rabat

Cafés, Bakeries


It's a great place to eat breakfast. Cozy interior, even a library. Calm atmosphere, not usually a lot of people. The cafe is open from 7:30 to 23:00 every day. Cards are accepted. You can book a table. There's a wi-fi.

Ала-Тоо аянты / Площадь Ала-Тоо / Ala-Too Square

Plazas


We're starting a tour of Bishkek from her central Ala-Too square. On it you can see the Historical Museum, which we will get to later, as well as the monument of Friendship of Peoples and St. Nicholas Church.

Государственный исторический музей КР

History Museums


The museum presents epochs from the Stone Age to the 19th century. In the collection: items made of gold, books, icons, weapons, paintings, ancient archaeological treasures. Lectures are held on weekends.

Площадь Победы

Plazas


Victory Square in the capital is dedicated to the victory over Germany. The square was founded in 1984 in honor of the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the USSR. You'll also be able to see the statue of a woman waiting for her husband from the war.

Национальный Музей Изобразительных Искусств им. Гапара Айтиева

Art Museums


The largest museum of art works of the country. There's painting, sculpture, graphics and more. It's a great place for those who appreciate art.

Ош базар / Osh Bazaar

Farmers Markets, Flea Markets


Osh bazaar is mandatory for visiting, because here you can buy literally everything! The biggest choice of national souvenirs, national clothes, food products all year round. Careful. Lots of pickpockets. Hide the money away.

Supara Ethno Complex

Comfort Food Restaurants, Other Great Outdoors, Theme Parks


There is one unique place in Bishkek - the ethno-complex Supara. That's where you'll be able to be completely "in the skin" of the locals. There are restaurants with national cuisine, and all the premises are the same yurts! You can listen to live music and see the Kyrgyz national dance. The complex gives an opportunity to get acquainted with jailo-tourism. It works from 11 to midnight and also offers various other services in addition to meals.

Парк им. Ата Тюрка

Parks


You can also take a walk in the Ata Türk Park.

The No Name Bar

Bars


Many tourists recommend having dinner and a couple of delicious cocktails at the end of the evening. Pleasant atmosphere and helpful staff.