Let's have a look around into background of Bishkek
- Region: Chuy Province
- Country: Kyrgyzstan
- Latitude: 42.8747222222
- Longitude: 74.6122222222
- Time zone: Asia/Bishkek
- Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +6 hours
Weather in Bishkek
- Climate: Warm Summer Continental Climate
- Best Time to Visit: April to September
Bishkek formerly Pishpek and Frunze, is the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic). Bishkek is also the administrative center of the Chuy Region. The province surrounds the city, although the city itself is not part of the province, but rather a province-level unit of Kyrgyzstan.
Distance from Bishkek center to Airport
The closest major airport to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan is Manas International Airport (FRU / UAFM).
- Driving Distance: 20 miles / 32 km
- Driving Time: 43 Minutes
- Languages: Kyrgyz followed by Russian being the most widely spoken languages.
Modes of transport
- Airport: Manas International Airport
- Rail: Kyrgyz Railways.
- Road: Bus: Marshrutka, Electric Trolley Buses
Customs and Tipping
For Restaurants and Bars:
- Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
- Room Service: Not Compulsory
- Housekeeper: Not Compulsory
- Concierge: Not Compulsory
- Parking or Returning Car: Not Compulsory
Nearby Tourist Cities
Emergency Contact Numbers in Bishkek city
- Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 101/102/103
- Railroad: +996 312 25 30
- Airport: +996 312 693 109 (Manas International Airport)
- Hospital: +996 312 620 987 (Kyrgyz Republic Hospital)
- Bishkek Jazz Festival
- Tash Bashat carpet festival
- Ala Archa National Park
- Burana Tower
- Altyn Arashan
Theatre & Concerts
- Ala-Too Movie Theater
- Russian Theatre Named Ch. Aitmatov
Visit Top Restaurants in Bishkek
- Restaurant Frunze
- Bellagio Restaurant
- Cafe Truffle
Top Shopping Centers in Bishkek
- Beta Stores
- Bishkek Park
- Vefa Center
Museums, Galleries and Gardens
- Mineralogical Museum
- State History Museum
- Gapar Aitiev Fine Arts Museum
Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros
- Fries – Faiza
- Burgers – Burger House
- Korean Food – Masiso
- FC Dordoi Bishkek – Football
- FC Shoro Bishkek – Football
- FC Energetik Bishkek – Football
Shelling Out Dollars
- Imported beer: 71.45 ??
- Taxi: 50.00 ?? (base price)
- 3 BHK (Downtown): 38,365.47 ??
- Cheap meal: 202.81 ??
- Gasoline: 39.62 ?? / litre
- 3 course meal: 1,028.09 ??
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