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Abdumomunov Street | Behind the State History Museum, Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, was the founder of the Russian Communist Party and leader of the Bolshevik Revolution. This statue depicts him holding open his long winter coat and reaching out to the snowcapped mountains outside of Bishkek as he (perhaps?) promises...More

4  Thank Davis F
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Moved to the rear of the History Museum. Perhaps symbolic for Kyrgyzstan's parting from the socialist era in its history. Moreover Lenin was Russian and not Kyrgyz like Manas whose statue eventually replaced him on the central square. The sculpture itself is in social realist...More

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well he might have been moved from a very prominent position but it is good to be reminded about historical figures, good and bad

Thank Davancar
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This vigorous statue of Vladimir Lenin was formerly displayed in the center of Ala-Too square (which used to be called Lenin Square). However, after the breakup of the Soviet Union, the square was renamed to Ala-Too and Lenin's statue was relocated in 2003 to its...More

Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This Lenin statue, one of many across Kyrgyzstan, along with a similar statue in Osh is the most impressive. Large in size and in a familiar pose, the statue was originally in Ala-Too Square but moved to this new location. Lenin statutes are still common...More

Thank Firoz U
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Bishkek was the third city that we visited in Kyrugzstan. We visited Osh and Karakol, and both cities had a statue of Lenin in the exact same pose. The differences between the statues, were that each was of varying size.The Osh statue was one of...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Lenin is considered as a good guy or a help by Kyrgyz people so there is a Lenin statue in almost every town throughout the country. This one is big and is located very close to the State History Museum and shows its importance.

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Moved to the rear of the History Museum. Perhaps symbolic for Kyrgyzstan's parting from the socialist era in its history. Moreover Lenin was Russian and not Kyrgyz like Manas whose statue eventually replaced him on the central square. The sculpture itself is in social realist...More

1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, was the founder of the Russian Communist Party and leader of the Bolshevik Revolution. This statue depicts him holding open his long winter coat and reaching out to the snowcapped mountains outside of Bishkek as he (perhaps?) promises...More

4  Thank Davis F
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