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Traditional clothes

During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will get acquainted with traditional clothes which never change its style. Traditional clothes are considered to be an essential part of Kyrgyz people and used to be worn in different event. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see outfits belong to the social status, marital status as well as age. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to see unique outfits which will not leave you indifferent.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see underwear and outerwear. Men used to wear tanned leather or suede as "jarq shym", "kandagay", and "chalbar" and winter clothes as fur coats called "Ichik".  Kyrgyz highly respect clothes made of fur of wild animals such as wolf, fox and lynx. During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by men's ankle boots, called Chokoy and Charyk and traditional hats: tebetey, kalpak and malakai.

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will find out women's outfits based on underwear and outerwear. The most beautiful element of female clothing is a swing skirt - "beldemchi". In men's wardrobe, you will find "beldemchi" as well, but it is decorated with metal plates.

Young girls liked to wear fabulous hats decorated with feathers of birds, ornaments, silver, pearls, corals and others. They used to wear a short or long sleeveless jacket, called "chyptama" and "Ichik". When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be amazed how beautiful Kyrgyz traditional clothes look like!

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