Petroglyphs Museum is located in the town of Choplon-Ata, on the northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. Over 2000 petroglyphs made in the period 800 BC to 1200 AD can be seen both in the museum and in the open site. Petroglyphs mainly depict animals and hunting scenes. The city of Choplon-Ata is one of the favorite resorts on the lake for the population of the region. Foreign visitors point out the potential of the location for tourism development.