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On the north side of Ala-Too square, the national flag of Kyrgyzstan waves atop the tallest flagpole in Kyrgyzstan (45 meters). The flag is 10x15 meters. The red background symbolizes valor and courage; the epic hero Manas (the warrior on the horse next to the...More
Fortunately it's not out of your way and you do have to see the main square if you're in Bishkek.While you are in the neighbourhood, do walk through the Old Park, a very pleasant green space - with lilacs and tulips in bloom in early...More
OK so it is just a flag, but it is very big, and will give you a good photo opportunity at the start of your Kyrgyzstan trip. It is right in the centre of the city on Chuy Avenue next to the White House, so...More
While staying in Bishkek I visited this place twice. The first time we went was to get a view of Bishkek but it was foggy and I couldn't see the flag when standing below it. The second time was to view the city during New...More