Barskoon Gorge

Barskoon gorge is only 80 km from Karakol, Issyk-Kol (Issyk-Kul) Region, on the south coast of the Lake Issyk-Kol. The gorge is famous for its waterfalls — the most famous one is the Tears of Bars Waterfall. 

Home to different monuments, the gorge also has a monument of the first astronaut in the world, Yuri Gagarin, who used to love and often visit this place.