Bishkek parks

Month of the year to visit: full year
Popular parks in Bishkek: Oak park, Panfilov park, Victory park, Park "Yntymak"

Oak Park, also known as Dubovy Park in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, is a serene and green urban space located in the heart of the city. It is a popular recreational area and a favorite spot for both locals and visitors. Here are some key details about Oak Park:

  1. Abundant Greenery: Oak Park lives up to its name with a multitude of oak trees providing ample shade and a refreshing atmosphere. The park is beautifully landscaped, making it an ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  2. Location: The park is conveniently situated near Bishkek's city center, making it easily accessible to residents and tourists. It's an oasis of calm within the city's urban landscape.
  3. Sculptures and Art: Oak Park is adorned with various sculptures and art installations. These pieces of art add an extra layer of charm and cultural significance to the park. The park is also home to the famous "Friendship of Nations" fountain, which features statues representing different ethnic groups in Kyrgyzstan.

Panfilov park: Panfilov Park, also known as Panfilov Park of Culture and Leisure, is a notable urban park located in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Here's some information about Panfilov Park in Bishkek:

Location: Panfilov Park is centrally located in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. Its convenient location makes it easily accessible to residents and visitors.

Greenery and Relaxation: The park is known for its green lawns, well-maintained gardens, and a variety of trees, making it a peaceful and tranquil place for relaxation and recreation. The park provides a pleasant escape from the city's hustle and bustle.

Children's Attractions: There are children's playgrounds within the park, making it a family-friendly destination. Kids can enjoy swings, slides, and other recreational facilities.

Cultural Events: Panfilov Park often hosts cultural events, concerts, and exhibitions. It serves as a venue for festivals, performances, and other community gatherings.

Victory Park named after Dair Asanov, also known as "Southern Gates Park," is a large and green park located in the southern part of the city, one of the quietest and most peaceful places in Bishkek.

Victory Park was founded in 1981 and is named after the hero of the Great Patriotic War, artilleryman Dair Asanov. The park is located at the southernmost tip of the city, on Baytik-Baatyr Street, also known as the Southern Gates.

The park is notable for its extensive area, covering more than 35 hectares, and is adorned with a large number of trees, including ash, poplar, fir, pine, and others. The park features benches for relaxation, as well as a bike path for cycling enthusiasts.

There are several interesting landmarks in the park, the main one being a tall monument dedicated to the military glory of the heroes of the Batken events. Additionally, the park hosts a lime tree alley dedicated to Kyrgyz border guards and emergency services personnel, as well as a monument to the Leningrad Blockade survivors.

The newly opened Intymak 2 Park is situated in the southern part of the city, at the intersection of Masaliev (Southern Highway) and Toktonaliev (Dushanbe) streets.

The central concept of the park revolves around national motifs, reflecting the rich spiritual heritage of the nation.

At the heart of the park is an amphitheater with 800 seating places, featuring a stage designed in the shape of a traditional yurt. The amphitheater is adorned with natural Sarıtaş stone, and its floor is covered with granite. The walls are adorned with decorative panels resembling "saimaluu tash" and Kyrgyz petroglyphs.

Fountains, flowers, and the overall park design captivate and delight both visitors and guests of the capital.

Other places to visit Kyrgyzstan

Kegety Gorge is a wonderful place near the capital of Kyrgyzstan at an altitude of 4000 m above sea level. Not a classic gorge is appreciated by tourists for its spaciousness - wide and long, about 27 km.

Within our republic's territory, there exist numerous architectural monuments, with one of the most renowned being the Burana Tower. The term "Burana" is derived from the word "monora," which means minaret. The minaret is a part of the ancient Burana settlement, situated 12 kilometers from the town of Tokmok and 80 kilometers from Bishkek. Burana Tower stands as one of the oldest structures within our republic. Its construction dates back to the 10th and 11th centuries. Originally, the minaret's height reached 40 meters, and according to some researchers, possibly 45 meters. Its upper section was crowned with a dome-shaped lantern, similar to other structures of its kind. However, due to the consequences of an earthquake that occurred around the 15th or 16th centuries, the upper portion was destroyed. As of today, the tower's height stands at 21.7 meters.

Sary Chelek is an enchanting place that captivates even the most discerning enthusiasts of flora and fauna. The most popular route leads to Lake Sary Chelek, located near the Chatkal Range at an altitude of 1940 m.

The national park Ala-Archa is a picturesque delight for the eyes, it is located nearby Bishkek, Ala-Too Kyrgyz ridges. The national park stretches at an altitude of 1600-4860m and is a favorite place of citizens and guests of the capital.

Lake Issyk-Kul - a mountain drainless lake (1610 m above sea level), included in the list of the deepest lakes in the world (698 m), located between the Tien Shan ranges. The astronauts call it the eye of the Earth for its color and shape, and the locals call it a pearl because of its framing with snowy peaks

Karakol (formerly known as Przhevalsk from 1889 to 1922 and from 1939 to 1992) is the fourth most populous city in Kyrgyzstan. It serves as the administrative center of the Issyk-Kul region. The city is located near the eastern end of Lake Issyk-Kul, approximately 150 kilometers from the Kyrgyz-Chinese border and 380 kilometers from the capital, Bishkek. Geographically, it is situated at an elevation ranging from 1690 to 1850 meters above sea level.

Chunkurchak gorge is a remarkable location with stunning landscapes and a winding gorge at an altitude of over 2000 meters above sea level, stretching along the ridge for 30 kilometers.

Son-Kul Lake is a large freshwater lake located at an altitude of 3016 meters above sea level in the northwestern part of the Naryn region. It is situated in a basin between the inner ranges of the Tian Shan Mountains.

Canyon "Fairy Tale" (Skazka) - the popular gorge with red clay rocks on the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul attracts with its easy accessibility, uniqueness of contrasting landscapes and memorable colorful photos. Just imagine the combination of blue sky, bright sun, bizarre slopes of alternating colors from pale sand to deep brick.

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