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of Karakol publisher Weatherbase accessdate 31 July 2014 Sights thumb right The minaret (Image:Karakol-Dungan-Mosque-Minaret-3.jpg) of the Dungan Mosque thumb right Karakol gorge (File:Karakol Gorge.JPG) Karakol is one of Kyrgyzstan's major tourist destinations, serving as a good starting point for the excellent hiking, trekking, skiing and mountaineering in the high central Tian Shan to the south and east. Przhevalsky's grave, a memorial park and a small museum dedicated

of its bizarre rocky landscape, which for many years has been transformed by wind into amazing sculptures and formations. Some formations look like The Great Wall of China and you can also find other formations that look like snakes, dragons, sleeping giants and even whole castles. From here opens unusual view on a majestic panorama of lake and blue caps of mountains. It’s an excellent destination for children and adults alike and makes for an easy hike close to the lake. Transportation: From

sanatorium will greet you here. * '''Karakol Canyon''' The Karakol Canyon offers excellent hiking. It's possible to hike to the beautiful Ala-Kul lake from this canyon. Arrange guiding in town at the Karakol's '''Community Based Tourism''' or CBT. *


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Seu and 20 carvers with the skills of traditional Chinese architecture and composition techniques for building the mosque. In the construction of outbuildings and other work were involved local craftsmen. Construction of the mosque began in 1904 and completed in 1907. Ingenious system allows builders to build the mosque with no metal reinforcement tools. The mosque holds 42 based pillars. Encircling of the building is multi-tiered wooden cornice, decorated with images of plants like grapes

n explorer Przhevalsky who died there) is the administrative seat of Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. It is located near the eastern tip of the lake and is a good base for excursions into the surrounding area. Its small old core contains an impressive wooden mosque, built without metal nails by the Dungan people, and a wooden Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox Church) church that was used as a stable during Soviet times (see state atheism). File:Tongxin mosque.JPG Chinese-style

minaret of Tongxin (Tongxin County) Mosque, Ningxia, China File:Karakol-Dungan-Mosque-Minaret-3.jpg Wooden minaret of the Dungan (Dungan people) Mosque in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan File:A Swift's Call To Prayer.jpg Sabah State Mosque minaret in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (Borneo). *''Frunze'' was the name of Bishkek from 1926–1991 – Mikhail Frunze *''Przhevalsk'' was the name of Karakol from 1888–1921 and 1939–1991 – Nikolai Przhevalsky - Karakol


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engaged. Her family ran away from the king when they learned that he wanted their daughter. But the king caught them, killed her fiancé and her family. Her heart was torn by sadness and the Broken Heart appeared in that place. Transportation: From Karakol to Jeti-Oguz Sanatorium Broken Heart take a private Taxi for 600 SOM, the shared Taxi for 150 SOM per person (35km) from Karakol’s Aktilek Bazaar.*Beware that after 5pm it will be hard to find a shared Taxi. Address: Jeti-Oguz valley


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leather work, felt wall hangings and woven yurt decorations, the museum has a colorful collection of national costumes, examples of finely worked silver jewellery and a good exhibition of Kyrgyz applied art. One hall covers the region's flora and fauna - much of which is endangered and listed in the 'Red Book' (a Soviet inventory of protected species). The museum is also worth visiting to gain a Soviet perspective of history in the region. A couple of walls relating to Kyrgyz union with Russia


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are vegetarian or looking for cheap western-style food, check out '''Lovely Pizza'', in the corner of Prvomajsa (1-May) and Moskovska (near the university, behing the park). They serve delicious pizza and cold beer in their outside terrace or in the cosy interior. If you're looking for a good home cooked Russian meal, try '''Yak Tours''' (in high season only!). The owner's wife is an excellent cook. The '''Salam Aleykum''' cafe just opened near Amir Hotel. It's open only in the evenings, and you can see


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n explorer Przhevalsky who died there) is the administrative seat of Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. It is located near the eastern tip of the lake and is a good base for excursions into the surrounding area. Its small old core contains an impressive wooden mosque, built without metal nails by the Dungan people, and a wooden Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox Church) church that was used as a stable during Soviet times (see state atheism). File:Tongxin mosque.JPG Chinese-style


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Karakol

'''Karakol''' (Kyrgyz (Kirghiz language): Каракол), formerly '''Przhevalsk''', is fourth largest city in Kyrgyzstan, near the eastern tip of Issyk Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan, about from the capital Bishkek. It is the administrative capital of Issyk Kul Province. To the north, on highway A363, is Tyup and to the southwest Jeti-Ögüz resort.

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