A view of Jeti-Ögüz rock formation that includes one of the buildings of the health resort (right)
Jeti-Ögüz (Kyrgyz: Жети-өгүз, seven bulls) is a balneotherapic resort and located at the north slope of Teskey Ala-Too mountain range near Issyk Kul in the Jeti-Ögüz District of Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan, about 28 km west of Karakol, and near Jeti Ögüz village. Its population was 250 in 2009.
The thermal springs of Jeti-Ögüz were known to local inhabitants since antiquity. The place became known to Europe after 1856 when Semenov-Tian-Shanskii first visited it. Since 1965 the resort operates year-round. In 1991, an important meeting between Boris Yeltsin and Askar Akayev took place in Jeti-Ögüz.
Places of interest
This resort is a common destination of interest for citizens of Kyrgyzstan, as well as a popular destination for tourists to Kyrgyzstan. The Jeti-Ögüz Rocks are located in vicinity of the resort. From the resort, with a hike or ride on horse-back of several hours, one may reach a waterfall located in a gully, as well as a pine-tree plantation. This is a popular trek for tourists and visitors.
- Иссык-Куль. Нарын:Энциклопедия [Issyk-Kul. Naryn: Encyclopedia] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1991. p. 510. ISBN 5-89750-009-6.
- "2009 population census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Issyk-Kul Region" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 2017-01-04.
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