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Osh is a city in the Ferghana Valley of Kyrgyzstan.

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By plane

By bus

There are two weekly sleeper buses (Mon and Fri) from [Kashgar] in China leaving at 10:00 (Beijing time) and the trip takes about 18 hours. The price is 470 RMB and the buses depart from Kahsgar international bus station. As the road through Irkeshtam is at high altitude, remember to take warm clothes to the bus even during summer. Sit on the left for better views.

By Car

Get around

See

  • Sulamain-Too Sacred Mountain. A mountain looming over the city full of ancient sites of worship, some still in use, dating back several millennia. It is considered the most complete example of a Central Asian sacred mountain, and accordingly has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's also just a good place to have a hike and take in the views. 20 som.

Do

Buy

  • The Bazar, (In the north of the town on both sides of the river). A very large market/bazar with plenty of different things for sale.


Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Osh Guesthouse, ... 3rd entrance, apt. 48. (A bit difficult to find. It is situated in the block between the Kyrgyzstan rd. and Osh rd. Try to ask the locals or the taxi drivers for directions.). checkout: 12:00. A nice, clean and friendly hostel in a normal Osh flat. There are two 4 bed dorms, a double room and a kitchen. The hostel only has one bathroom so you might have to wait a while to get your morning shower. dm. 220 Som.


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