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Bishkek Destination Guide

Discover Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek in the region of Bishkek with it's 900,000 inhabitants is a town located in Kyrgyzstan and is the capital of this country.

Considering your flexibility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Fergana, Andijan, Taraz, Taldykorgan, Lugovoye or Archa-Beshkik. Since you are in the region already, make sure to check out Tokol'dosh, Privokzal'noye, Kyzyl-Asker and Krasnyy Stroitel. Map of the area of Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan

Local Time

Current time in Bishkek is now 05:42 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Bishkek" with an UTC offset of 6 hours.

Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning -12°C / 11 °F
Evening -0°C / 32 °F
Night -8°C / 18 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 781.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Light snow
-0°C / 32 °F Light snow

Monday, 26th of February 2018
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: 3°C (38 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Tuesday, 27th of February 2018
Snow, calm, few clouds.
Snow Day: 2°C (35 °F)
Night: -0°C (32 °F)
Wednesday, 28th of February 2018
Light snow, calm, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: 2°C (36 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)

Video Collection

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Russian Orthodox Church Bishkek Kyrgyz...

Kyrgyzstan has a proud and storied history. From its nomadic origins to the Soviet era and onto the present, many diverse ethnicities have their own special place in the country's rich culture

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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

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Interesting facts about this location

Ala-Too Square

Ala-Too Square is the central square in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The square was built in 1984 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Kyrgyz SSR, at which time a massive statue of Lenin was placed in the square's center. The statue of Lenin was moved in 2003 to a smaller square in the city, and a new statue called Erkindik (Freedom) was installed in its place. The square serves as a place for state events and celebrations.

Tags: Bishkek
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Alamudun District

Alamudun is a raion (district) of Chuy Province in northern Kyrgyzstan. Its capital is Lebedinovka. The district surrounds Bishkek, but does not include it, because the city forms a province-level unit of its own.:

Tags: Districts of Chuy Province
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.


Bishkek, formerly Pishpek and Frunze, is the capital and the largest city of Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek is also the administrative centre of Chuy Province which surrounds the city, even though the city itself is not part of the province but rather a province-level unit of Kyrgyzstan. The name is thought to derive from a Kyrgyz word for a churn used to make fermented mare's milk, the Kyrgyz national drink.

Tags: Provinces of Kyrgyzstan, Populated places in Chuy Province, Populated places established in 1825, Populated places along the Silk Road, Cities in Central Asia, Capitals in Asia, Bishkek
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Dordoy Bazaar

Dordoy Bazaar (Kyrgyz: Дордой Базары, Russian: Рынок Дордой; also spelled Dordoi Bazaar in English) is a large wholesale and retail market in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is one of Asia's greatest public market places, comparable to Bangkok's Chatuchak weekend market or Tehran's Grand Bazaar. It's been described by a Western journalist as "a modern monument to the power of raw commerce".

Tags: Retail markets in Bishkek, Bazaars
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

Dynamo Stadion

Dynamo Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium for Sher-Ak-Dan Bishkek of the Kyrgyzstan League. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

Tags: Football venues in Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic

The Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic (Kyrgyz: Кыргыз Советтик Социалисттик Республикасы Kyrgyz Sovettik Sotsialisttik Respublikasy; Russian: Киргизская Советская Социалистическая Республика Kirgizskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as the Kirghiz SSR, the Kyrgyz SSR, or, most commonly, Kirghizia, was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union (USSR).

Tags: States and territories established in 1936, Republics of the Soviet Union, Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic, Communism in Kyrgyzstan, 1936 establishments in the Soviet Union
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Kyrgyz Academy of Sciences

Kyrgyz Academy of Sciences (official name National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan), originally part of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, was established as an independent entity by government decree in December 1993. The aims of the Academy are to carry out research in natural, engineering, and social sciences, to train scientists in all fields of knowledge, to advise the government in matters of scientific policy, and to disseminate knowledge.

Tags: National academies of sciences
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Spartak Stadium (Kyrgyzstan)

Spartak Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 23,000. It is currently the home ground of the Kyrgyzstan national football team.

Tags: National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums, Football venues in Kyrgyzstan, Athletics (track and field) venues in Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

White House, Bishkek

The White House is the presidential office building in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The White House was the site of riots during both the 2005 Tulip Revolution and the 2010 Kyrgyzstani riots. During the 2010 riots a fire broke out and damaged portions of the building and destroyed the hard copies of many government records.

Tags: Presidential palaces, Official residences in Kyrgyzstan, Office buildings completed in 1985, Houses completed in 1985, Government buildings completed in 1985, Bishkek
Coordinates: 42.87, 74.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.