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  Facts about Karakol  
CountryKyrgyzstan
Time Zone (UTC+5 to +6)
Language Kyrgyz and Russian
Major Religion Islam & Muslim
StateIssyk Kul Province
Founded 1869
Area48.05 km²
Population66294
Lat Long Coordinates 42°29′N78°24′E
Point of interestThe Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral
 Tian Shan
 Dungan Mosque
 Issyk Kul Lake
 Przhevalsky's grave
 Mikhailovka inlet of Issyk Kul Lake
 Shymbulak resort
 Karakol trails


Karakol is a beautiful city of Kyrgyzstan that reflects the charm of a nineteen century Russian village. With aesthetic church, historical museum, lively markets and colonial style buildings, Karakol offers a bewitching atmosphere. Attractions of Karakol The rustic Karakol city houses several attractions that entices numerous visitors all through the year. The Holy Trinity Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox church that boast of its fine architecture. This recently renovated church served as an dancing hall during Soviet rule.

The ancient Dungan mosque is the prime attraction of the city that is also a famous religious center for the locals. The Regional Museum houses the collection of musical instruments and is quite famous in the country. The Sunday Animal Market is the center of attractions for the lovers of animals. Other attractions are the colonial style buildings, lively market, poplar lined streets and the ancient hippodrome of Central Asia are the place that the tourists swear by. But the best attraction is trekking that allures numerous tourists to this scenic city. With well established routes and verdant valleys, Karakol claims to offers best trekking experience. The most visited destinations of the trekkers are Altyn Arashan, Ak-Suu and Karakol valleys. Accommodation of Karakol Numerous guest houses and hotels serves the boarding needs of the visitors of Karakol. The local companies of Karakol offer services in and around the beautiful destination of Karakol. Yak tour hostel is a nice boarding option of the city. Best Time to visit Karakol The best time to visit Karakol is between June and September when the place is at its best.

Kyrgyzstan Cities
Altyn ArashanCitiesIrkeshtamKarakol
Djalal AbadDjalal AbadIrkeshtam PassOsh
AttractionsFlightsIssyk-kul RegionTalas
Cholpon AtaHotelsJalal AbadTash Rabat

Last Updated Date: September 26, 2016

 
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