Aktau City Tour
City in the south-west of Kazakhstan, the regional center of Mangistau region. From 1961 to 1963 the village. Aktau, Aktau. From 1963 to September 13, 1991 the town was called Shevchenko, after the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko, who was in the middle of the XIX century in exile in Kazakhstan. It is an industrial city. The appearance of the city is the result of the guidance adopted by the Soviet Union in the twentieth century, the decision to create a nuclear shield of the country with the participation of the Ministry of Medium Machine Building and running the then Minister Yefim Slavskogo. unique complex was created, which included the extraction of uranium ore, its processing and refining on the spot.
Population: 182,033 people
City Museum – Mangistau regional historical museum is one of the largest cultural centers of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The museum was founded in 1975, its collections on the history, archeology, ethnography, nature and culture of the region there are more than 52 thousand exhibits, the best of which are presented in the exhibition halls, consisting of the departments of nature, archeology, history and ethnography, modern history …
Orthodox Church Blagoveschensk- the spring of 1990 in the city of Aktau, was established orthodox society “Truth”, which set the goal of creating an Orthodox parish in the city, as many hundreds of kilometers was not the temple. And then the power went towards the Orthodox community and the decision to allocate land for the construction of the temple.
City mosque Becket-Ata Underground mosque Becket-Ata is located in an area Oglandy in the Mangistau region. It dates back to the XVIII century. This is a holy place, which in importance alongside the graves of Muhammad and Ahmed Khoja Yassaui. All year round here pilgrims. Legend has it that one mention in a conversation named Becket-Ata able to take trouble, and prayer in the mosque is able to perform a miracle. It is a monument of architecture.
Location: Underground mosque Becket-Ata is located in an area Oglandy, 95 km north-east of the village of Seneca in the Mangistau region.
Monument to Taras Shevchenko on the Caspian sea- Monument to Taras Shevchenko is set in the USSR, when the city of Aktau was called “Shevchenko”, “Taras” in Aktau is commonly called a monument to Taras Shevchenko. Last year, August 25 Monument celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Monument Location: located in the park between 2 and 4 md. 50 meters from the Caspian Sea.
Walking around on the capes mysa- Many Caspian. But there is a feature called the Cape Cretaceous. It is this cape in the area Koltyk chosen by pioneers and built the white city by the blue of the sea. So they called it half a century ago – Aktau.
Panorama of the city of Aktau – Aktau very beautiful and quiet town, and when you see this unique view, in your heart impressions of stay forever.
In the main square – a monument in the form of a caravel. It is dedicated to the founders of the city.
Seaport Aktau Located on the south-eastern shore of the Caspian Sea.