History of Tien Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan

Tien Shan mountains is the famous one in Central Asia and Kyrgyzstan. Almost each local citizen knows its history. In this article we will inform you about useful factors and give some information, but in tours you will learn more from our guides. Moreover, we offer car rent service.

Everyone is aware of history from ancient times. Let's refresh our mind. Petr Semenov was very interested in the nature of Asia. The more he got acquainted with the materials about Asia and parts of Kyrgyzstan, the more he became interested in this little-known region, the boundless Asian expanses irresistibly attracted him. P. P. Semenov listened to K. Ritter's lectures on High Asia at the University of Berlin. And the mystery of the heavenly mountains captivated his imagination. In his memoirs, P. P. Semenov-Tyan-Shansky wrote: "To go deep into Asia, to the snowy peaks of this inaccessible ridge, which the great Humboldt considered volcanic, and to bring him some samples from the fragments of the rocks of this ridge, and to bring home a rich collection of flora and fauna, a country newly discovered for science - this seemed to me the most tempting feat."

Finally, in 1856, a thirty-year-old Master of botany, Petr Petrovich Semyonov, penetrated to Issyk-Kul and into the mountain system of the Central Tien Shan, and became the discoverer of this mountainous country in that sphere of human activity that feeds on the powerful instinct of knowledge-in science. He saw Tian Shan through the eyes of a scholar. That is why he remained in history under the name of Semenov Tyan-Shansky.

One more person who explored our country was Hsuan Tsang in the 7th century. He made research about Tien Shan system in Kyrgyzstan that on the top lie ice and snow. During tours you will also learn more about Marco Polo and his expedition in 1273.

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