Statue of Kurmanjan Datka
State Historical Museum
Thrillingly for Sovietophiles, this 1984 marble-faced cube still retains many splendidly stirring faux-bronze/copper reliefs and bold...
Surveyed by a triumphant statue of Manas, Bishkek's nominal centre is architecturally neo-brutalist in style, but it has a perversely...
Central, modern and spaciously sparse with big windows surveying the park. Good free wi-fi.
Pushkin 68 · interesting places nearby
Dom Druzhby information
The conspicuously older structure northeast of Ala-Too Sq at Pushkin 68 was the headquarters of the Central Committee of the Kyrgyz ASSR, declared in 1926. It's now home to the Dom Druzhby community centre for advocacy and self-help groups, as well as a drab zoology museum.