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Ala-Too Square, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan | Boz-Boltok Mountain, Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an impressive flag of Kyrgyzstan and on a windy the flag is worth a photo but otherwise not much.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the north side of Ala-Too square, the national flag of Kyrgyzstan waves atop the tallest flagpole in Kyrgyzstan (45 meters). The flag is 10x15 meters. The red background symbolizes valor and courage; the epic hero Manas (the warrior on the horse next to the...More

Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a big flag and pole. the guards are great, but it's a tiny part of the square, don't go out of your way

Thank phillkentuk
Reviewed August 31, 2018

In itself, it's just a large flag. However, this is part of Ala-Too square with the State History Museum and Manas statue too, and two large parks on either side.

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A very impressive flag with lots of things to see in the immediate area and great photo opportunities.

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Fortunately it's not out of your way and you do have to see the main square if you're in Bishkek.While you are in the neighbourhood, do walk through the Old Park, a very pleasant green space - with lilacs and tulips in bloom in early...More

Thank Neil W
Reviewed August 14, 2017

OK so it is just a flag, but it is very big, and will give you a good photo opportunity at the start of your Kyrgyzstan trip. It is right in the centre of the city on Chuy Avenue next to the White House, so...More

Thank StephenStocks
Reviewed July 10, 2017

You can see this before you get to where it is. There is a changing of guards - goose-stepping style. Unfortunately, due to some renovations it has been halted, so we missed that.

Thank Ozland_27
Reviewed June 4, 2017

The main square in Bishkek is a must see, but it is quickly done. It is a good walk in the center through the parks.

Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed January 16, 2017

While staying in Bishkek I visited this place twice. The first time we went was to get a view of Bishkek but it was foggy and I couldn't see the flag when standing below it. The second time was to view the city during New...More

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