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Burana Tower, Tokmok

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The last remaining structure of the ancient city of Balasagun, Burana Tower offers a glimpse at a long-lost civilization. The tower was constructed between the 10th and 11th centuries and partially destroyed during an earthquake in the 16th century. Its diminished 25 m (82 ft) height can still be scaled by climbing an internal spiral staircase, leading to a panoramic viewing point. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Burana Tower by using our Tokmok travel itinerary planner .
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  • Upon returning to Bishkek from the Caracol had time had stopped. Tower is being repaired, but the extant was originally approximately 40 m at 24 m iron stairs on the way, from which access to the tower. Tower is a spiral staircase and narrow enough not crossed in the Middle, low, steep, dark! Because of my injured knee just incomplete. It would be better had the light is taken. Next in the History Museum and souvenir shop.
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  • This tower is world heritage site and it is worth climbing the Tower, but caution the climb is very steep and the stairwell very narrow. When we were there, some classes were full there and accordingly. It is worth to take a walk to the grave stones, these are really worth a visit.
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  • Important settlements were located in the area from Bishkek to Tokmok at Chui region. Burana complex is the main of them, which is well preserved and opened for visitors. The site is located at histor...  more »
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  • Nice place, but not much to see apart from the tower and few object's in the museum. The headstone in the field nearby are very interesting.
  • Nice UNESCO site, but there is only one tower, small museum and few ancient grave markers. Nice mountains in the background. Worth to visit. Fee 2$
  • Beautiful place, marvelous view.
  • Always carry your water/ edibles with you. And beware of the person with tickets, she always wants to sell the things ( traditional) those are china made. Nothing to see in museum and photos are not allowed. LoL
  • Just great for taking pictures! One of the must to go sights in Kyrgyzstan

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