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"Outpost on the way to Kashgar"

Naryn is a regional center, located not far from the border with China in a picturesque area at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level, at the foothills of the mountains Naryn-Too, on the banks of the longest and most affluent river of Kyrgyzstan — Naryn river. On the site of the present town of Naryn there was a settlement on the branch of the Great Silk Road, which led from Kashgar to Central Asia. With the advent in this region in the XIX century the Russian army, it was decided to arrange here "outpost on the way to Kashgar".

A town with tasty name

There is an assumption that the name of the town Naryn is derived from the dish of the same name — "naryn". Naryn is Kyrgyz and Uzbek national dish resembling noodles with chipped horsemeat. Perhaps in this place it was the most delicious meal, especially because the horsemeat is one of Kyrgyz favorite food-stuff.

In the middle of Kyrgyz nature

Naryn is located in the heart of Kyrgyzstan. Here are everywhere unique mountains, high passes, bustling rivers, green valleys, glistening glaciers. Nature has generously endowed this land with endless possibilities for active tourism. In the relative vicinity of Naryn at an altitude of 3016 m there is a unique highland lake Sonkul — the second after Issyk-Kul water landmark of Kyrgyzstan.

Along the way to Western China

Many tourists combine a visit to China with visits to Central Asia, choosing the route of Great Silk Road. Naryn is the last city on the way to Xinjiang (Western China). To get to Kashgar, you have to drive 186 km south from Naryn to Torugart pass (to Kyrgyz-Chinese border check-point "Torugart"), and then about the same distance from Torugart to Kashgar.



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