ABOUT CITY BISHKEK
Bishkek, the capital of Kirgizia, borders Central Asia’s Tian Shan vary. It’s a entryway to the Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountains and AlaArcha parkland, with glaciers and life trails. The city’s arts scene encompasses the monumental State deposit of Fine Arts and also the columned Opera and Ballet Theater. The vast, central Ala-Too sq. options the Manas monument, observance the hero of the Kyrgyz Epic of Manas.
Under Soviet rule, town developed speedily. In 1925, Pishpek became the capital of the Kara-Kirghiz Autonomous Oblast, the precursor of today’s Kirgizia. In 1926, Pishpek became Frunze, named once the revolutionary and leader Mikhail Frunze, WHO was born there. Frunze will still be seen within the city’s landing field code – FRU. In 1991, town was renamed all over again, to Bishkek. in keeping with consultants, “bishkek” is that the stick used for churning mare’s milk for the normal soured drink, kumis.