Palace of the Republic is one of the main and the largest concert halls in Kazakhstan. Palace building is located in Almaty city center at the intersection of Dostyk and Abay streets. The square of Abay is next to the Palace of the Republic; a monument to Abay Kunanbayev was opened in 1960 there. Seating capacity is 2567 seats. The palace is one of the Almaty attractions of D. Kunaev times.