Flagstaff With Country Flag, Bishkek

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See the largest flag in Kyrgyzstan at Flagstaff With Country Flag. Visible from any corner of the city, the tall pole with the giant red flag dominates a huge square surrounded by important buildings, including a history museum and a government building. Notice the yellow stylized sunrays against the red background, which represent 40 Kyrgyz tribes. Take a look at our Bishkek family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Flagstaff With Country Flag and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 14, 2017
    OK so it is just a flag, but it is very big, and will give you a good photo opportunity at the start of your Kyrgyzstan trip. It is right in the centre of the city on Chuy Avenue next to the White Hou...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    You can see this before you get to where it is. There is a changing of guards - goose-stepping style. Unfortunately, due to some renovations it has been halted, so we missed that.  more »
  • June 20, 2017
    I love to visit this place after sunset, enjoy breathtaking views of the entire city! The whole city is at your fingertips! Thousands of lights, fresh air and a sense of freedom!
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