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I really enjoyed my time at the Ruh Ordo Center. There were plenty of things to see and learn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Firoz U
nice break in journey

on the way to issykkkull, we stopped at this beautifully designed cultural centre. Worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
kaash713
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Cultural Center "Ruh Ordo" named after Chyngyz Aytmatov (Kyrgyz famous writer), complex is located in Cholpon-Ata. Complex includes 5 chapels of the 4 major religions of the world: Christianity (Catholic and Orthodox), Islam, Buddhism, Judaism. You...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my time at the Ruh Ordo Center. There were plenty of things to see and learn, although if you are short of time you may want to skip the guided tour. The guided tours can run up to over 1.5 hours and...More

Thank Firoz U
Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Firoz U, thank you for your review. It's very important for us to know that our guests understand and share the ideas of our Center. We wish you could take the guided tour to feel the spirit of nomad people and try to take...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

on the way to issykkkull, we stopped at this beautifully designed cultural centre. Worth a visit for 2 hours at least. Showcase to kyrgy history and culture, beautiful landscapes, Good picnic spot. Guides are available

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Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear, kaash713. Thank you for your review. We hope that next time you will have an oppotunity to visit us and see the night lights view.have a good trip! Sincerely, Rukh Ordo

Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Ruh Ordo Cultural Center in Cholpon Ata on the shore of Issyk-Kul is a lovely place to visit when you are in this fine town. We were there at the end of August 2017, the chapels to each religion are beautiful and resplendent in...More

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Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear, JGDynamo, thank you so much for your review! It's amazing to know that our guests feel one of the main ideas to show tolerance. We will bw glad to see you again! Sincerely, Rukh Ordo

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Spacious and pleasant experience. The religious spaces are well designed, though some more explanation would have been appreciated. Different statues set out between the buildings are also interesting.

Thank Daran71
Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear, Daran71, thank you for your review. We prepared booklets on english. We hope that next time you will fully enjoy your visit! Sincerely, Rukh Ordo

Reviewed 27 February 2018

It is amazing place on the most picturesque spot of the lake shore. You will be able to walk and learn about all the major 5 religions in one place. The are is well planned and you will have beautiful photos after visiting it.

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Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Dear, TravelHubLLC, thank you for visit and your review. We are planing new interesting exibitions. We'll be glad to see you again. Sincerely yours, Rukh Ordo

Reviewed 7 October 2017

A must see because of its uniqueness in Kyrgyzstan. Out of my two weeks in the country, the Center had the highest quality construction and grounds, was the most kept-up and staffed, and culturally inclusive. As well, it had a wide range of exhibits, from...More

Thank Max N
Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Good day, dear Max N, thank you for your visit and suggestions. We have English speaking guides during whole summer season and if we have planned groups during year around. After your review we prepared spesial booklets on English for our guests. We hope that...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

For me the place was a symbol of religiious tolerence. I visited the day they did not have an English speaking tour guide. So I had to use my imagination as I explore the site. Very beautiful park like serring on the shore of the...More

Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This open-air park is a beautiful celebration of Kyrgyz culture, The layout is attractive, the grounds are impeccably kept, the views of mountains and lake are stunning, and the information is presented in an interesting format. For example, the works of a famous writer are...More

Thank Sharon K
Рух О, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Good gay, dear H6551XMsharon, thank you for your visit and suggestion. We prepared explanatory brochure on English. We happy to know that your friend told you about our history and culture. We hope that you will have an opportunity to visit us again and take...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The complex is relatively new but we did enjoy our visit, guide was great she had nice understandable english and gave a lot of information to us. The most enjoyable part was playing Kyrgyz games with other people from all over the world. overall you...More

Thank NickolasJoelLado
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Ruh Ordo cultural centre in Cholpon-Ata on the shores of Lake Issyl Kul in Kyrgyzstan was built in 2002. It was named after the famous Kyrgyz write Chingiz Aitmatov. The ideological purpose of this centre was to present 5 major religions side by side...More

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