Walking tour: Mosaics of Bishkek

MEETING POINT near the fountain on Abdrahmanov str (former Sovietskaya) and Toktogul str https://goo.gl/maps/MtBEYpvLfFPnP1Xj8

Walking tour: Mosaics of Bishkek: Soviet Street Art on 15th Sept, Wed

Many signs of the Soviet era can be seen in Bishkek's architecture, layout of the city, its wide avenues, apartment blocks and also in the mosaics.

In Soviet Kyrgyzstan the mosaics were applied to public buildings in the decades between the 1960s-1980s.

They are not only about ideological propaganda of the Soviet system, but they were also to inspire citizens with beautiful everyday surroundings.

In modern days these mosaics are increasingly endangered under threat from commercial development and neglect.

On this walking tour we will explore the few remaining mosaics of Bishkek and talk about the history behind them.

WHEN 15 Sept, Wed

TIME 17.30- 19.30 

The tour lasts for about 2 hours. Make sure you are dressed according to the weather and have comfortable shoes on.

COST 1000 som per person

near the fountain on Abdrahmanov str (former Sovietskaya) and Toktogul str



-Number of participants will be limited to 8;
-Respecting social distancing, wearing a mask when needed.

is compulsory. First 8 people who will register following this link will be invited to attend the tour.

Other events


Isa Akhunbaev str., 89/1 Velomesto store

Starts: 03 October 2021 08:00 03-10-2021 08:00
Ends: 03 October 2021 16:00

Ecological art festival "TRASH-3: art + ecology"

meeting point-(Kievskaya.st / Turusbekova.st). next to "Narodnyi" store https://maps.app.goo.gl/1XSDFfXtAxzSWGS87

Starts: 25 September 2021 11:00 25-09-2021 11:00
Ends: 25 September 2021 21:00

A portrait of an artist, or a look at yourself.

155 ave. Chui, Bishkek https://goo.gl/maps/mdUMzHJnuKRB1NEH9

Starts: 15 September 2021 10:00 15-09-2021 10:00
Ends: 28 September 2021 20:00

Ethno-Fest Teskey Jeek 2021

House of Manaschi Sayakbay Karalayev, Ton vil. , Issyk-Kul obl.

Starts: 15 July 2021 09:00 15-07-2021 09:00
Ends: 15 July 2022 17:00