Kyrgyzstan Warnings and Dangers

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    Osh Bazaar
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Kyrgyzstan Warnings and Dangers

  • Carrying Passports

    Carrying passports is important to remember, guess like in Germany they require a legit ID.According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it is necessary that foreigners carry with them at all times when they outside their place of residence (e. g. their hotel), to carry passports, or other documents verifying their identity.If a police patrol stop...

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  • access to mosques

    Warning to women travelers on acess to mosques!Remember that even though you are all covered up from head to toe, non muslim women will not be granted access to mosques in Kyrghyzstan!!! So don't even bother trying, you will be kicked away and if even you belong to the gentle sex you won't even be shown any grace, it happened to me in Osh at the...

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  • Watch your belongings!

    Especially in Bishkek on marshrutkas, keep a good eye on your bags because pickpockets can steal your wallet or other valuables in the blink of an eye, even if they happen to be on the inside of your jacket - just make sure your jacket is zipped up if you carry money or documents this way.

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  • Yaks

    Yaks are found at high mountain pastures. Usually they are harmless animals, but don't go too closer, as sometimes they may become hostile.............. keep away and enjoy.......

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  • Donot enter the parliament house area.

    Some of our friends mistakenly crossed the boundry chain (infact the chain was broken that time) when the police men stopped them and talked very harshly, and they don't know even a single english word. Fortunately our Kyrgyz hosts reached in time and the matter was sattled.

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  • Beware of the cops!

    The cops in Kyrgyzstan, especially those around the busstation in Bishkek, seem to have a sideline suckering tourists. With the excuse of running a check, they'll take you into an office and demand to see your money, claiming to be looking for counterfeit bills. Then they'll try to palm your cash. When a cop asks to check your luggage or money,...

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  • 1. Quite a high crime rate in...

    1. Quite a high crime rate in big cities, just as everywhere.2. If you are hiking in Kyrgyzstan, check the weather situation carefully before departure - otherwise you may encounter some natural disasters.

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Kyrgyzstan Hotels

  • Hyatt Regency Bishkek

    Very nice hotel, but very expensive. Its location is best in the city. They don't have metal room...

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  • The Castle Hotel

    Not exactly cheap compared to homestay or 'local accommodation", but if you enjoy your creature...

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  • Hotel Jannat

    Jannat is located far from the city center. They claim to be a "5 star" hotel, but by the western...

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  • Silk Road Lodge

    I had high hopes for the Silk Road Lodge. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. Described as a...

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  • Golden Dragon Hotel

    Elebaev 60 Str, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 720005, KG

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Dostuk

    The hotel has preserved a lot of its Soviet heritage but it is all functional but clearly overpriced...

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  • Ak Keme Hotel

    93 Mira Prospect, Bishkek, 720044, Kyrgyz Republic

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Best Eastern Pinara Bishkek

    Have stayed at the Pinara (now known as the Ak-Keme since the Tulip Revolution when the hotel was...

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  • Umai Hotel

    46-A Donskoy Pereulok, Bishkek, 720040, Kyrgyz Republic

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

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