One the many squares at Bishkek
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Summer is fast approaching and your friends insist you take a vacation with them. So, how about going to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan for a unique journey? Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan in close proximity to Chuy Province.

The moment you step into this city, you will notice tall trees that are smartly surrounded by irrigation channels which will serve as very good landscape for relaxation. For those who appreciate buildings, every street is composed of uniquely crafted private homes, elegant marble buildings, apartments and courtyards with just enough vegetation to flatter the whole area.

You can start your tour by visiting Bishkek’s main square, Ala-Too Square, with a beautiful façade. The statue located at the middle is the statue of Lenin, a historical figure for their country. Most of the Kyrgyzstan’s ceremonies and big events are held here since it is open area and a lot of people can be assembled all at once. Just beside the square, you can see the State’s Historical Museum with lots of treasures inside. You will definitely take pleasure in each step you will make in this town.

Next attraction would be the capital’s Orthodox Church. Orthodox Churches can be seen in other countries as well. However, the Kyrgyz’ church is more enticing and captivating when it comes to the selection of colors placed on the edifice. The different shades of blue with a combination of white paint will attract you to enter this priceless heritage.

Now that you know this, include Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to your list of probable destination and have a great time with your friends.

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