Abandoned town in mountains

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Most “young” Soviet ghost town. Youth of country went here to help build it. Never finished. This is road to reach it (above).

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Crossing 4,000m mountain.

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Can snow in summer too.

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Border is near, so FSB permission needed to visit, cost: $30.

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Town had 2,000 inhabitants. Perspective for mining,  never happened.

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Town name: “Inylchek”, Tian Shan mountains are around.

 

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Mines around town, 500 higher in mountains.

 

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Chinese resumed mining, abandoned it too – hard conditions.153253213216319776

Chinese camp remains.

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Houses for miners, factory never finished.

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Also a geo thermal source is on location.

USSR had plans for place, but not carried on.

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