Attractions

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Popular and most interesting sights of Almaty.

City “Nomads”

An overly realistic decoration This place was built as a decoration for the film “Nomad”, which was released in 2005. But you will be surprised by how organically it fits into the surrounding landscape. Now this city is often called the “Nomad Fortress”, and thousands of tourists flock to this tourist site every year. It […]

Panfilov Pedestrian Street

Historical background Panfilova Street was formed in the second half of the 19th century as a meridional crossing the center of the city of Verny from north to south, and then it housed: a military cathedral, artillery barracks, small officials, merchants, and wealthy artisans settled. The street was considered second-rate, adjacent to the center where […]

Republic Square

Republic Square is located in Almaty, between Dostyk Avenue and Zheltoksan Street. History reference The square was opened in 1975, in 1980 officially as the main square of the capital of Kazakhstan; it served as a venue for mass demonstrations, celebrations, holidays, military parades, and festivities. This is the largest square in the city; its […]

House of textile Kyzyl Tan

Classic building of the Vernensky period This building is an amazing example of architecture from the middle of the XIX century. Its architect was P. V. Gurde, the creator of many famous urban buildings of that era. The project was made in the neo-Russian style: patterned shutters, a symmetrical composition of the facade, a dome […]

Atakent

A place for pleasant walks You can spend the whole day at the territory of the Atakent Business Cooperation Center. Walks in a pleasant park area, playgrounds, fountains, water park, trampoline park, restaurants, Atakent Mall and Gallery shopping centers, Karkara bazaar – entertainment for every taste and walks in the fresh air give you a […]

“Arasan” bathhouse

Favorite city “resort” Arasan is more than just a sauna complex – it is an important part of the history of the city. Since 1984, this bath is a monument of national importance. The complex is designed to serve up to 2.5 thousand people per day. It consists of 12 pavilions. 230 women and 270 […]

Arbat

Historical reference From the mid-19th century, this street was one of the key places in the life of the city of Verny. In Soviet times, it was Arbat that was the center of youth meetings, the heart of all city events and the favorite leisure zone for weekends. After turning the Panfilov street into the […]

Central Park

The citizens’ favorite leisure place The main city amusement park, water park, dolphinarium, dinopark, boating – in this park, it’s hard to get bored even if you want to. In the middle of the central lake, on the island, there is a restaurant that you can take a boat to or stroll along the lovely […]

Hotel «Kazakhstan»

Cityscape Business Card This building has been on all postcards with landscapes of the city for more than 30 years now. The facade of the building is a classic example of the Soviet modernity, and it is crowned with a real crown – a symbol of nobility and dignity. The hotel first opened its doors […]

Botanical Garden

All roads lead to the garden How to find yourself in the silence of the wild, without leaving the city center? Located on Timiryazev’s large street, the garden will open doors for you to 108 hectares of real pine groves, spruce forests, oak and birch avenues, lilac thickets and other plants from around the world. […]

Kazakh State academic opera and ballet theatre named after Abay

Historical reference The theater was built in 1941 by order of the People’s Commissariat of Education of the Kazakh Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. For the first time in the life of Soviet Kazakhstan, national themes were used in its architecture. During World War II, the entire theater and cinematic elite of the USSR was evacuated […]

Independence Monument

Symbol of an independent state The majestic monument is dedicated to proclamation of the sovereignty of the Republic of Kazakhstan which took place on December 16, 1991. The monument is located on the edge of the “Square of Astana”, which in the city is often called the “new square”. The creation of this symbol was […]