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Museum of Archeology

The Museum of Archeology is a cultural division of the Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan. The museum is located in the scientific-museum complex «Gylym Ordasy». It is the only one of its kind on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Museum of History of Almaty

Born of a big heart Almaty residents love their city so much that they even built a museum in its honor! Everything is interesting in it, from the building itself, which used to be a Vernensky orphanage, to a diverse exposition demonstrating the history of the southern capital from antiquity to the present day. There […]

Museum of Rare Books

The Museum’s fund includes collections of more than 500 rare books and manuscripts, chronologically covering the XVII–XIX centuries and up to the 40s of the twentieth century. It contains ancient domestic and foreign manuscripts, handwritten and old-printed books in Arabic, Latin and Cyrillic fonts that have historical, cultural and scientific significance.

Bust monument to the thinker and writer Abu Nasr al-Farabi

Abu Nasr al-Farabi (872 – 950) Abu Nasr al-Farabi (872 – 950) was one of the greatest representatives of medieval Eastern philosophy, a world-famous thinker, mathematician, music theorist, linguist, botanist, astronomer and physicist. His range of knowledge was very wide – from religion, mathematics and philosophy, to music and politics. The philosopher spent many years […]

Literary and Memorial Museum Complex of Sabit Mukanov and Gabit Musrepov

The State Literary and Memorial Museum Complex of Sabit Mukanov and Gabit Musrepov was established on February 8, 1999 on the basis of two existing museums of S. Mukanov (opened on November 21, 1978) and G. Musrepov (opened in May 1987). The initiator of the creation, founder and first director of the literary and memorial […]

Almaty Theatre

Almaty Theatre is surrounded by a park space of 8,400 m2. The author’s landscape design, shady alleys and illuminated fountains are an ideal place for relaxation, walks and photo shoots. The area of the new theater is almost 14 thousand squares. The auditorium is decorated with wooden panels with emerald velvet armchairs and seats 700 […]

Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen

In memory of the fallen heroes The park is named after the Panfilov Division, 28 hero soldiers who single-handedly stopped the advance of fascist tanks on Moscow during the Second World War. The words of the permanent political instructor of the division Vasily Klochkov: “Russia is vast, but there is nowhere to retreat. Moscow is […]

Monument to Abylai Khan

The Great Khan lived in the Kazakh Horde from 1711 to 1781. The Great Khan of the Kazakh Horde lived in the period from 1711 to 1781. Khan of the entire Kazakh Khanate, recognized by all the zhuzes, son of Korkem Uali Sultan, grandson of Abylai Khan Kansher, descendant of Barak Khan. Abylai Khan entered […]

The Chokan Valikhanov Monument

The bronze sculpture of Ch. Valikhanov The bronze sculpture of Ch. Valikhanov is made according to the model of the sculptor H.I. Naurzbaev and mounted on a pedestal (architect Sh.E. Valikhanov). On the back of the pedestal, the Kazakh national ornament and drawings by Ch. Valikhanov were used in the design. The sides are lined […]

Monument to Kurmangazy

Kurmangazy Sagyrbayev (1823–1896) Kurmangazy Sagyrbayev was born at the beginning of the XIX century, but stepped over the centuries, leaving behind truly immortal works. The conservatory, musical groups and palaces of culture, settlements, squares and streets bear his name. In Atyrau, a monument to Kurmangazy was opened on July 4, 2000, another appeared in the […]

The Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Monument

Bauyrzhan Momyshuly (1910-1982) Bauyrzhan Momyshuly (1910-1982) was a Hero of the Soviet Union, retired colonel, participant in the Great Patriotic War. He fought in the 316th (8th Guards) Infantry Division under the command of I.V. Panfilov. Author of the works Our Family (Abay State Prize named, 1976), Tulegen Tokhtarov, General Panfilov (1963), Moscow Behind Us […]

Monument to the writer and playwright M.O. Auezov

Mukhtar Auezov (1897-1961) A monument to Mukhtar Omarkhanovich Auezov (1897-1961), a classic of Soviet Kazakh literature, Honored Scientist of Kazakhstan, laureate of the Lenin State Prize of the USSR, was erected in front of the building of the Kazakh Drama Theater named after M.O. Auezov in 1980. The bronze figure of M.O. Auezov was cast […]