Osh amidst the mountain range
Photo by: Oleg1975, Creative Commons

After touring different countries, where will you go next? Osh, Kyrgyzstan is definitely recommended for everyone. Being the second largest city in the country, this town is thought to be discovered by Alexander the Great and King Solomon because its age.

The main attraction that can be found in Osh is the Silk Road. This road has played a very important role in the trading system of several countries in Europe and Asia. The length is approximately 7000 miles with alternating land and water routes. Three respected mosques, each with different location and composition, can also be spotted within the municipality.

Aside from the famous Silk Road, you can also see loads of monuments by different renowned leaders of Kyrgyz. Kurmanjan Datka is one. She was known for standing firm to her belief and defended her country with her courage as an honorable politician. Her face can be closely seen at the 50 som’s currency. Lenin’s statues are also found in several cities of Kyrgyzstan including the city’s capital and Osh.

Last but not the least is the Kyrgyzstan’s pride, Sulayman Mountain. Out of 689 cultural sites of UNESCO, they chose this as one of their respected heritage simply because of the excellent spot for worship. On top of the mountain, you will climb a staircase going up to mosques, shrines and the museum. Baptisms are held here in belief of immense blessings it grants.

Make no mistake about it and be sure of your next destination by booking a flight to Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

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