The well-known throughout the country Issyk-Ata hydrogen sulfide thermal springs are located in the gorge. Issyk-Ata is the oldest health resort. There is an ancient Buddhaimage and many other attractions. It is believed that this place was the cradleof Buddhism in the region in the 12th -14th centuries.
The resort itself has been operating since the end of the 19th century. This place has been known for its geothermal activity since ancient times. Hydrogen sulfide isan excellent remedy for treatment of a wide range of diseases of them usculoskeletal system, gastrointestinal tract and others. The resort also has swimming pools with hot mineral water that are open all year round.