Osh is the most ancient city in Kyrgyzstan dating a history of 3, 000 years. It was popular city during the Silk Road times due to its convenient location between the entrances to Pamir on the way from Fergana oasis to Kashgar. The people made up their living from hosting the travellers, merchants and pilgrims on the way. The place was busy with trade and exchange of goods between merchants, cattlemen, farmers and handicraftsmen.
Nowadays the city of Osh is the administrative city of Osh region, but at the same time a city of republican significance administered separately. It covers 180 square kilometers occupying a territory on both banks of Ak Buura river. Osh city lies in 700 km distance from Bishkek. It is possible to start your tour in Kyrgyzstan here after you cross the Uzbek border which is only 5 km away from city. You can rent a car which we can deliver from Bishkek and can use a daily domestic flight Osh – Bishkek. The population makes about 282, 000 people of mixed nationalities including Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Tajiks and Russians.
The main sites of city which are usually part of your tour in Kyrgyzstan are Suleiman Mountain, Lenin square, Kurmanjan Datka museum, a 16-th century Rabat Abdul Khan Mosque, and Jayma bazaar. Sulaiman Nountain is the main highlight of Osh city, it is considered to be a sacred mountain for Muslims. There are few spots on the mountain where people can ask for fulfillment of wishes including the Ak Buura mosque right on the top of it.
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