Airplane monument at Tokmok
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Many travelers ought to overlook the beauty of Central Asia. Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan, for example, has various undiscovered sceneries that you wouldn’t want to miss. The city of Tokmok is found in the northern part of Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan that has an altitude of 816 meter above sea level. The main spot of Tokmok is instituted in the middle of Chui Valley where three destinations can be witnessed.

The first one is the ruins of Ak-Beshim. This archaeological site has many buried artifacts that consist of Uyghur scripts and Sogdian inscriptions from the Kyrgyz ancestors. Archaeologists will surely get a hold on to this and look for the evocative remnants themselves. Next is the long-standing Burana Tower. The moment you enter this building, you can see an exceptional winding stairway with uneven textured wall. With over 40 meters high, this structure is still mounted by tourist even if it received significant damage from earthquakes. The story behind this tower is like the Rapunzel tale, with a staircase; plus, a little bit of Sleeping Beauty’s chronicle. The king’s daughter was locked in this tower to save her from death by her 18th birthday. However, the witch’s admonition still came true when a poisonous spider bit her despite seclusion.

Kyrgyzstan has never been commercialized nor visited by tourists because of its unfamiliar tourist spots. But right after reading this, you might change your mind and make it known to the world by sharing the beauty you discovered in Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan.

One response to “Tokmok”

  1. Eric says:

    We have been here many of times – beautiful country!!

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