The centre of Bishkek around Ala-Too square and Chuy Avenue contains a number of interesting Soviet era buildings and some parks. There are two Manas statues (the mythic Kyrgyz hero), one in Ala-Too square next to the National historical museum and one next to the Philharmonic hall. The Lenin statue lies behind the National historical museum, while Panfilov park is adjacent to it. Chuy or Chui avenue is one of the main streets in Bishkek.

01 Statue of Manas 02 Statue of Manas 03 Ala-Too square and Manas statue 04 National historical museum and fountain 05 National historical museum and fountain
06 Flag of Kyrgyzstan 07 Ala-Too square 08 Ala-Too square
09 Ala-Too square 10 Fountain on Ala-Too square 11 National historical museum 12 Communist bill
13 Statue of Lenin 14 Statue of Lenin 15 Government of the republic of Kyrgyzstan 16 Girls on bicycles in Panfilov park 17 Panfilov park 18 Monument
19 Parliament 20 Parliament 21 Parliament 22 Unions house
23 Unions house 24 Technical college 25 Philharmonic hall 26 Philharmonic hall 27 Spire
28 Bishkek city hall 29 Statue of Manas
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