Kid's Entertainment Tour of Bishkek (Self Guided), Bishkek

There are a variety of fun attractions in Bishkek that will entertain and engage your children. You can take them to the circus, visit the planetarium or go for a walk in a beautiful park with a merry-go-round. Take this self-guided tour to visit the best places in Bishkek for kids.
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Kid's Entertainment Tour of Bishkek Map

Guide Name: Kid's Entertainment Tour of Bishkek
Guide Location: Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek (See other walking tours in Bishkek)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Author: vickyc
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Detsky Mir

1) Detsky Mir

Detsky Mir, or Baby Land Shop in English, offers all kinds of merchandise for kids, from games and school supplies to clothes and shoes. This type of shop once existed in every city in the former Soviet Union. There is a cafe with a playground in the shop. In Russian the cafe is called "Chudo Ostrov", which translates to wonderful island. The cafe offers European and Central Asian cuisine.
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Circus

2) Circus

Bishkek Circus puts on many performances for kids. The circus is a popular form of entertainment for kids in former Soviet Union countries. There are clowns, acrobats, animals and more. The arena of the circus is brightly illuminated and fanfares play at the beginning of the show. Ice cream and other treats are sold here.
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Seytek

3) Seytek

Seytek is the National Center for Children and Youth located in the heart of Bishkek near Oak Park. The center organizes a variety of activities and events for the little ones and for older children as well.
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Panfilov Park

4) Panfilov Park (must see)

Panfilov Park is one of the most popular parks in the center of Bishkek. It is located near to a number of famous Kyrgyz monuments. The park is a fun, interesting place for kids of all ages. There are playgrounds, carousels and an observation circle. Parents will enjoy their time here as well!
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Planetarium

5) Planetarium

The Planetarium has some special equipment from the Soviet era that will allow you and your kids to explore our amazing universe together. Here you can meet the best professors in the country who are happy to teach and answer questions about the stars and planets.

Walking Tours in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Create Your Own Walk in Bishkek

Create Your Own Walk in Bishkek

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bishkek is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Monuments Tour of Bishkek

Monuments Tour of Bishkek

There are many monuments in Bishkek dedicated to important people who have played a significant role in shaping the history and culture of Kyrgyzstan. A number of these monuments are dedicated to Soviet leaders. This self-guided tour will lead you to Bishkek's most famous monuments.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Museums & Galleries Tour of Bishkek, Part I

Museums & Galleries Tour of Bishkek, Part I

There are many interesting museums in Bishkek, the largest city in the former Kyrgyz Soviet Socialist Republic. Visit the history museum, which teaches about the city and country's fascinating past. Also be sure to see the unusual open air museum that features sculptures by masters from all over the former Soviet Union. Take this self-guided tour to visit the most popular museums in Bishkek.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Daily Life Tour of Bishkek

Daily Life Tour of Bishkek

To better understand the daily life of Bishkek residents, visit the locals' favorite spots. Explore the bars, shops, churches, and cinemas where locals spend most of their time when not at home. Take this self-guided tour to discover the more personal side of Bishkek.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Cultural Tour of Bishkek

Cultural Tour of Bishkek

Bishkek is the cultural center of Kyrgyzstan. The city has a wide variety of theaters, operas, cinemas and libraries. Russia had a profound impact on Kyrgyzstan's culture, which you will notice on this tour. Come explore the rich culture of Bishkek and the Kyrgyz people.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 km
Shopping Tour of Bishkek

Shopping Tour of Bishkek

Bishkek offers an amazing shopping experience, as you can find a variety of interesting local products, such as uniquely-designed Kyrgyz rugs, handmade pottery and jewelry made with semiprecious stones from the mountains in the area. Take this self-guided tour to explore the stores, boutiques and markets of Bishkek.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Museums & Galleries Tour of Bishkek, Part II

Museums & Galleries Tour of Bishkek, Part II

There are several art galleries in Bishkek, most of which are gallery-shops so you can buy the art that you like. These galleries display traditional and contemporary Kyrgyz art: paintings, pottery, ceramics and more. Take this self-guided tour to gain a better understanding of Kyrgyz art.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km