Osh: city with 3000 years of history
Do you know a lot of cities, among which stands a mountain, considered one of the most important Muslim shrines? Want to see the colorful eastern markets and the centuries-old life of Uzbek neighborhoods? Then welcome to Osh – the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan.
The city is considered to be one of the oldest and famous cities on the Silk Road with numerous marketplaces. This city is 3000 years old, it is the oldest city in Kyrgyzstan. It is often said that Osh is «older than Rome». There are several legends about the origin of the city — including claims that it was founded by Solomon or Alexander the Great.