State Museum of Arts of Republic of Kazakhstan named after A. Kasteev is a wonderful place to visit and appreciate works of art from around the world. Please click on Read More for more information. Please click on Read More for more information.
The Almaty Television Tower, or simply Almaty Tower, is a 371.5-metre-high (1,219 ft) steel television tower built between 1975 and 1983 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The tower is located on high slopes of Kok Tobe mountain (Kazakh: Көктөбе means "green hill") south-east of downtown Almaty. Unlike other similar TV towers, it is not a concrete, but a steel tubular structure. It is the tallest free-standing tubular steel structure in the world.
The 2017 official estimate reported a population of 1,029,556 within the city limits, making it the second largest city in Kazakhstan, behind Almaty. Modern Astana is a planned city, like Brasília in Brazil, Canberra in Australia, and Washington, D.C. in the United States and other planned capitals. After Astana became the capital of Kazakhstan, the city cardinally changed its shape. The master plan of Astana was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa.
The Shymbulak Ski Resort is located 25km outside Almaty city. There are three ski lifts at the resort with the highest going to 3200 meters above sea level. There is also a Hotel located at the Resort, enabling those wishing to ski during the day, have a place to stay at night.
Ile-Alatau National Park(Kazakh: Іле-Алатау ұлттық паркі) is a national park in Kazakhstan. It was created in 1996 and covers about 200,000 ha. It is situated in the mountains south of Almaty between Gorge Turgen in the east and Chemolgan River in the west.
For adults and children there is thematic excursion programs, master-classes on playing folk instruments and participation in theatrical performance and concert of the ethno-folk group “Turan”. The museum offers its halls for conducting children’s birthday parties.
The Memorial of Glory in 28 Panfilov’s Guard Park in Almaty will be renovated for the first time, Tengrinews.kz reports. According to deputy head of Almaty Culture Department Yerbolat Auezov, the black plates next to the Eternal Flame will be fully replaced with plates from Ukraine.
Military History Museum, Almaty The Military History Museum exhibits some unique military uniforms and original weapons used by the Kazakhs from different periods throughout its history. Included in its collection are Soviet military items, interesting objects from World Word II and much more.
Take a stroll through the park behind the statue, and relax in the tranquil atmosphere while enjoying the view on the monument. A visit to Monument to Raiymbek Batyr represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Almaty trip maker to plot your vacation.
Address: Baytursynov Street 56, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Telephone: +7 727 267 5910. Website: click here. St Nicholas Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox church with very traditional background of relics and icons. A very impressive structure with ornate gold domes, built in 1909.
Address: 050040, Al-Farabi Ave 128, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Telephone: +7 727 396 9235. Website: click here. The Sunkar International Ski Jumping Complex is located in micro district of Gorny Gigant in the southern part of the city at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level in a unique place where there is almost no wind.
Besides, Almaty has the Museum of War Glory, Museum of Olympic Glory, the Museum of Rail Transport, and also the Museum of History of Political Repressions, which is located in the former building of KGB. The unique museums are the museums dedicated to outstanding figures of Kazakhstan, who created the history of country.
Tian Shan Astronomical Observatory The Tian Shan Astronomical Observatory (TShAO) is located 30 km south from Almaty, near the Big Almaty Lake, at an altitude of 2735 meters above the sea level. The astroclimate at TShAO is rather good, with up to 100 photometric nights per year, high transparency of atmosphere, negligible light pollution and turbulence (average FWHM is 3).