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Mountain Sulaiman-Too, Osh

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Marking the mid-point of the ancient Silk Road, Mountain Sulaiman-Too joined the World Heritage List in 2009 due to its abundance of ancient places of worship and petroglyphs found across its five peaks. Rising 175 m (574 ft) above the surrounding landscape, the mountain boasts numerous spiritual sites significant to both Islamic and pre-Islamic traditions, including the supposed gravesite of Sulayman, or Solomon, the prophet of the Qur'an. You'll also have the opportunity to learn about the mountain through the National Historical and Archaeological Museum Complex Sulayman, which details archaeological findings extracted from this site, along with its history. Arrange your visit to Mountain Sulaiman-Too and discover more family-friendly attractions in Osh using our Osh trip itinerary website .
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  • It is a short climb on stony path, not much to see up there, but the view of the city is great. There is a small stand on the top to buy drinks or snacks, which is handy on a sunny day.  more »
  • Enjoyed learning about Sulaiman-Too from Destination Osh Tours as well as the history of Osh, and many interesting facts about Kyrgyzstan.  more »
  • Mountain Sulaiman-Too is a World Heritage Site dominating the center of Osh. The Kyrgyzstan flag proudly flies from the top, and the views over Osh and the Fergana Valley are superb. Muslims have come...  more »
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  • Best place I have a great experience of mountain, new peoples,new city & different culture. Get the internal peace in geeen velly and mountains.
  • The Sulaiman mountain is situated at the centre of Osh city. It is a very good place for hiking and for running (cardio). There is a historic museum in the cave. And there is a house of Babur-Khan at the top of mountain. Every tourist should to visit Sulaiman mountain. It is the best place to look the Osh city and Fergana valley.
  • Good exercise climbing up this mountain.
  • The mountain has several used parallel titles: "Sulaiman-tag"-obshhetjurkskij "option Takhti-I-Sulaiman"-Iran-Tajik name, Sulaiman-too "-Kyrgyz sound and" Sulejman-mountain "-Russian translation. Interestingly, until the 16th it was called Bara-Prepar. The origin of the current name is connected with the name of the legendary Prophet Sulajmana (biblical King Solomon), which according to legend stayed here during one of his military campaigns. Sacred mountain, is stretched out from West to East, the five-domed limy rock, with a length of 560 m and a width of 1140 m, the highest point of Sulaiman-too is mentioned in 1175 m.
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  • Сулайман-Тоо - Кыргызстандын, Ош шаарындагы ыйык тоо. 2009-жылдын июнь айында ЮНЕСКО тарабынан Дүйнөлүк Мурастарына кирген биринчи мамлекеттеги эстелик. Тоонун үстүнөн Ош шаары алаканга салгандай болуп сонун көрүнөт. Сулайман тоосу Ош шаарынын так ортосунда, Ак-Буура суусунун сол жээгинен орун алган. Узундугу – 3 км, туурасы – 1,5–2 км, деңиз деңгээлинен бийиктиги 1176 м. Салыштырмалуу бийиктиги 300–350 м. Сулайман-Тоо – улуттук тарыхый-археологиялык музей-комплекс.Кээ бирөөлөр тоону чөгүп жаткан төөгө окшоштурушат. Зыярат кылуучулардын саны бир жылда 16-17 миң адамды түзөт. XVI кылымга чейин Сулайман-Тоо Баара-Кух деп аталганы маалым.
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