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Impressive monument with grave nearby

I was very impressed by the monument and the symbolism behind it. Przhevalsky’s grave is is right... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Firoz U
Very interesting

A nicely kept historical place, knowledgeable staff. Located just near a beautiful lake and has a... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Tatyana J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After you see the museum go far a walk to see this monument. The walk to the monument is more interesting than the monument itself.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was very impressed by the monument and the symbolism behind it. Przhevalsky’s grave is is right next to the monument and his wish was to be buried near Issyl Kul lake, which is just about true. The lake can be seen from the hill...More

Thank Firoz U
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A nicely kept historical place, knowledgeable staff. Located just near a beautiful lake and has a huge strategic meaning for the history and culture of Central Asian region.

Thank Tatyana J
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The Przhevalsky monument and chapel were built in 1894, which was six years after his death. The park and museum were formalised in 1957. The building of the park complex was controversial, as the area was used as a local graveyard which had to be...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of messages in this simple monument—ten steps symbolising ten years of exploration, the eagle on top representing N. Przhevalsky himself, the olive branch means that everything was done peacefully and the map shows his achievement in unveiling Eurasia. It is a...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I visited this memorial to Nikolai Przhevalsky with an organized tour, so I learned a lot more about this explorer and his contributions to the history of Kyrgyzstan. I commented on how the medallion, on the monument's stone block, resembled Josef Stalin, and our guide...More

Thank CCC_wanderlust
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

If you are there to go to the museum, you won't miss the monument. The guides will tell you the story of creation of the monument. It's set in a beautiful park with the views to the lake. There is a chapel also nearby that...More

Thank Mika o
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Ok so a decent enough statue and easy enough to find What else can be said Nothing is in english and locals don’t speak english to explain the statue Not really worth more than a few minutes- go find the Lenin statue - much better

Thank NattyGlocal
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I visited the Museum and took couple pictures with the Monument too. Worth visiting only combined with the Museum.

Thank Asel O
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Set in the same park as the museum. Worth a visit . Popular place for wedding parties to have their photo taken.

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