Kyrgyzstan is one of the last few unpolluted grounds on our planet that along with beautiful alpine nature has preserved nomadic traditions, rich heritage and cultural continuity that dates back to many thousand years of history and antiquity. The ecological richness and the cultural heritage of Kyrgyzstan are well fit to apprehending nature/man relationship. Immersed in a mainly mountainous territory, the Kyrgyz people always moved in great spaces according to a way of life regulated by seasonal displacements.
Placed along the Great Silk Road on the historic crossroads of trade and cultural exchanges between China, Iran, India and the Arabian Sea, Kyrgyzstan has become home for more than 80 nationalities and ethnic communities. Kyrgyz, Russians, Ukranian, Uzbek, Germans, Tatars, Kazakh, Uigur and Tadjik among others. As a multi-natinal state Kyrgyzstan has a rich variety of languages, literature, folklore, arts, crafts, customs and communities that lend colour and variety to Kyrgyz culture. The Kyrgyz Republic firmly upholds the equality of all communities; the official languages are Russian and Kyrgyz, yet Russian forms a common language of all groups.
Places to visit:
«Маnаs-оrdо» In 20 km to northeast from the city of Talas at the skirt of mountain Manastyn-Chokusu on coast of the mountain river Ken- Коl, there is an interesting monument…Read more »
BURANA TOWER – THE RUINS OF ANCIENT BALASAGYN 75 km east from the city is a 25m-high tower, which dates from the 11th century and is all that remains of…Read more »
PETROGLYPHS OF CHOLPON-ATA Issyk-Kul Open Air museum In Cholpon-Ata is the most accessible and visitable part of North Issyk-Kul accumulation of the petroglyphs. The petroglyphs were carved and painted onto…Read more »
SONG-KUL LAKE The largest lake in Naryn area is Lake Song Kul, lying at 3016 metres amongst steppe vegetation. It is 29 km long, 18 km across and 13 metres…Read more »
SARY CHELEK NATURE RESERVE Sary Chelek nature reserve is located in the west of the country in the valley of Chatkalskiy range in the Hodja-Ata river basin where apple woods…Read more »