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Just to make a photo with a great writer

The monument is situated on the central square of the city. Actually there is a bus stop in front... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Natalia M
Statue within Ala-Too square

This monument is located within Ala-Too Square which is in the heart of Bishkek. It is close to... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
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1 week ago
“Monument to Chingiz Aitmatov, Bishkek”
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“Monument located in Ala-too”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This monument is laocated in Ala-Too Square, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and was named after Chyngyz Aitmatov, a Soviet and Kyrgyz author and one of the best known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a monument in the central square. You can take many pictures in this must-go square. But, do not expect much.

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed April 22, 2018

For Westerners it has always remained a mystery why someone whose father was executed after being charged with 'bourgeois nationalism' remained loyal to the Soviet system. Aitmatov's Kyrgyz father who was a loyal civil servant in the village of Sheker (eastern Kyrgyz Republic) was shot...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed March 19, 2017

The monument is situated on the central square of the city. Actually there is a bus stop in front of the monument, you can also make a good shot of the whole AlaToo square from here. It's too hot here in summer and you will...More

Thank Natalia M
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This monument is located within Ala-Too Square which is in the heart of Bishkek. It is close to other major attractions.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed July 29, 2016

HZaving seen it or not does not give me an impression aboout this beautiful country. The monument stands there like an old Lenin statue. Must you really see it? Decide yourself. I would not miss it if its removed tomorrow.

Thank brewconsult1960
Reviewed June 4, 2016

This statue is within proximity to a number of other open squares and statutes... it's nice to wander in this area and then grab a bite to eat. :)

Thank Elise A
Reviewed November 29, 2015

The monument is cool because it's not from the soviet time it's for Kyrygz people and Chingiz Aitmatov did many good things for Kyrygzstan. His works are read by many people all over the world. I would say that Ala-Too Square is a must see...More

2  Thank 340ajj
Reviewed November 4, 2015

This monument is relatively new, dedicated to best known figure in literature - Chingiz Aitmatov. His poems/stories are very popular not only in Kyrgyzstan but also in Europe especially in Turkey. One of his most popular stories is Djamilia, a love story between a Kyrgyz...More

2  Thank Aigul K
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