Photos Kyrgyzstan
Photos Kyrgyzstan

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

The cultural centre Ruh Ordo in Cholpon Ata was create by millionaire Tashkul Kereksizov in 2002 and presents the world religions and historical heroes

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Pavilion for Judaism with a painting of Golda Meir and Jewish religious artifacts and a Torah

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Painting of Golda Meir, the Kiev born fourth Prime Minister of Israel known as the Iron Lady before Margaret Thatcher

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Pavilion for Christianity where paintings of Pope John Paul, Mother Teresa and biblical stories can be seen inside

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Interior of a typical Kyrgyz yurt, the tent that was used by this nomadic people for centuries

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Statue of Nursultan Nazarbayev the Kazakh president, with Lake Issyk Kul in the background

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Outdoor paining dedicated to Tashkul Kereksizov, a former customs officer and reportedly Kyrgyzstan's richest man

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Large hall with a swimming pool and pictures on the walls

Cholpon Ata - Cholpon Ata Cultural centre

Painting in the Buddhist pavilion of the Buda who overlooks a lake with a church on the shore

Cholpon Ata - Post office

Beautiful Soviet era wall decoration depicting trains, ships and aircraft in the Cholpon Ata post office

Cholpon Ata - Post office

Large Soviet era scale used for weighing postal packages

Cholpon Ata - World War II memorial

Concrete fountain and World War II monument with the names of local victims in the background

Cholpon Ata - Lake Issyk Kul

Lake Issyk Kul with the Tien Shan mountains in the background

Cholpon Ata - Lake Issyk Kul

Passenger ship Moscow, used for site seeing on Lake Issyk Kul

Cholpon Ata - Lake Issyk Kul

Small Soviet era ship used for fishing trips on Lake Issyk Kul

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