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Ysyk-Ata Resort

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Hospital building at the resort.

Ysyk-Ata Resort (Kyrgyz: Ысык-Ата курорту) is a balneoclimatic resort located at the north slope of Kyrgyz Ala-Too, at the altitude of 1775 m above sea level.[1] The resort features a relief of a Tibetan medicinal Buddha and Tibetan inscriptions dated from the eighth to tenth century CE, with a much later carving of Lenin added to the side.[2]


  1. ^ Чүй облусу:Энциклопедия [Encyclopedia of Chuy Oblast] (in Kyrgyz and Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Encyclopedia. 1994. p. 718. ISBN 5-89750-083-5.
  2. ^ Plumtree, James (2018). "Buddha, Lenin, and the Prophet Muhammad: Approaching the Landscape and Cultural Heritage of Issyk-Ata". Genius Loci: Laszlovszky 60. Budapest: Archaeolingua. pp. 343–348. ISBN 978-615-5766-19-0.[1]