Prostitution is illegal and only sex within a legalized marriage is permitted.
- Bishkek — the national capital.
- Balykchy — Lake Issyk Kul.
- Jalal-Abad — relatively safe and easier to get to.
- Karakol — a gem.
- Kochkor — Tian Shan Mountains.
- Naryn — right up in the Tian Shan, near Lake Song Kul, the gateway to the entire southeastern region, its ruins, mountains, and high alpine lakes.
- Osh — second largest city. Central Asia’s biggest and busiest outdoor market.
- Talas — just north of Besh-Tash National Park
- Tokmok — the ancient Burana Tower and the ruins of an ancient Silk Road capital, Ak-Beshim.