Bishkek city turns 146 years old

Bishkek City Day

Bishkek city turns 146 years old

On April 29, 2024, Bishkek city turns 146 years old! Bishkek was founded in 1878 on the site of the former Pishpek fortress. Then in 1925 it was renamed Frunze. After Kyrgyzstan gained Independence, the city had to be renamed. In 1991, Bishkek received its modern name.

To learn more about the history Bishkek, we recommend taking a city tour with a guide and visiting all the unusual places.

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We recommend to visit in Bishkek:

  • Central Square
  • Historical Museum
  • Old Square and monument to Lenin
  • Panfilov Park
  • Oak Park and open-air museum
  • Dzerzhinsky Boulevard
  • Museum of Fine Arts named after Gapar Aitiev
  • Opera and Ballet Theater
  • Frunze Museum
  • Victory Square
  • Philharmonic
  • Osh Bazaar
  • Dordoi Bazaar (the largest in Central Asia)
  • One Day excursions near Bishkek
  • Have you already been to Bishkek, what do you remember most?

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    Evgenia Reis
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    Evgenia Reis

    The author of travel stories in Kyrgyzstan, fully or partially built on her personal travel experience. Manager of Asia Mountains Company.

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