Kojomkul's Mausoleum


On a hilltop behind the village school is the final resting place of the legend himself, while at the foot of the hill is a large silver Soviet-era plinth that was constructed as a memorial.

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1. Kojomkul Museum

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This tiny two-room museum holds a collection of Kojomkul's clothing, tools, and a number of media clippings about him. Hours are more suggestion than fact…

2. Yurt-Shaped Мausoleum

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4. Panorama Hill

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5. Jumgal Regional History Museum

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6. Belogorka Waterfall

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7. Baizak Baatyr Mausoleum

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