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Sep 4, 2018
“Easy to find clock tower, good meeting point”
Sep 3, 2018
“Soviet-style building”
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Chui ave and Abdrakhmanova st | building KyrgyzTelecom, Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Bishkek's clock tower is centrally located on Chuy Ave. and Yusup Abdrahmanov Street, and c!ose to Tsum store. Kyrgyzstan architect Askar Isayev designed the blocky Soviet-era building. Built with white Kyrgyzstan marble, the clock is (unusually!) located in the upper middle of the tower. Regrettably,...More

Thank Carol A S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Soviet-style building which I came across when I had to go to the main post office. On Chuy Avenue, like most central Bishkek sights (east of the main square).

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed April 27, 2018

The clocktower is part of a complex with two other buildings: post and telecom offices. It dates from 1984. The design is by Askar Isayev, an architect from Kyrgyzstan influenced by constructivism, a revolutionary movement in the area of arts during the early years of...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

it is a large tower and that's it. it is not beautiful whatsoever. nothing to see there. better skip it.

Thank NickolasJoelLado
Reviewed March 22, 2017

You can only look at it. So if you are interested in soviet union architecture, go for it! Or you can just plan your walk so that it will go through this place, thanks to center location it's pretty easy to get anywhere you want...More

Thank Gena_G_Losnikov
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Located on the major intersection of Chuy Ave. & Yusup Abdrahmanov Street, this tower standing tall and is a major attractions in this district.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed August 17, 2016

If the fountains are on on a hot summer day, this can be a nice place to wait around outside in the shade. At the corner of the building there is a mulberry tree where in the right season (maybe June?) you can pick and...More

Thank Nathan L
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Many people call the tower and the building next to it Soviet-style, but it could easily fit into constructivist town such as Le Havre, for example. Worth a walk westwards along the Chuy street, it's a curious piece of architcture.

Thank Tina Q
Reviewed April 13, 2016

This monument is at the center of Bishkek where Chuy meets what used to be called Sovietskaya. The post office is right nearby. Real Soviet style.

Thank Tianshansky
Reviewed August 6, 2015

This site was "on our way" so we took a look. There is not too much to see. Our local friend called it their "Big Ben". We would have liked to hear it chime but no one seemed to know when (or if) it would...More

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