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Almaty city sights

Kok-Tobe

On the slope of Kok-Tobe mountain, there is the famous Almaty television 372-meter tower – a symbol of the city and one of the tallest buildings in the city. There is a park on the mountain, where is a beautiful panorama of the city. There are cafes, attractions and a mini-zoo in the park. …

Medeo

High-mountain sports complex Medeo is located in the high-mountain Medeo area at an altitude of 1691 meters. This is the world’s largest alpine complex of 10.5 thousand sq. m. Athletes set more than 200 world records there. Skating rink Medeo belongs to the state monuments of town planning and architecture of the Republican significance. …

Park of the first President

Park of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan was opened in July 2010. The dendropark is located at the intersection of Navoi Street and Al-Farabi Avenue. There you can find monuments, elaborate flower beds, themed corners and viewing decks, from where is an incredible view of the city. The park often hosts apple festivals and fairs. …

Old center

The old city center covers the “golden square” – the streets of Zheltoksan, Kabanbai batyr and Kunaev (former Mira, Kirov and Karl Marx) and up to Abai Avenue. This is the residence place of the Soviet elite of Kazakhstan. On Tulebayev street you can also see the monument to V. Tsoy, famous singer. …

Zenkov cathedral

In Panfilov Park is located one of the most unique cathedral buildings not only in Kazakhstan, but in the whole World. Zenkov Cathedral is a wooden 56-meter church. …

Arbat (Panfilov street)

Today, the Panfilov pedestrian street paves the way from the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abai to Arbat. On a hot day, you can hide in the shadows of the avenues, meet friends at the weekends at summer cafes. At the weekends there is a fair of craftsmen, artists and musicians. The street lies in the historic center, so walking, you can not notice how you find yourself in the area of ​​the old city. …

Central stadium

The central stadium of Almaty was built in 1955-1967 and it is one of the largest facilities of Almaty. The Central Stadium includes the Big Arena (football fields, jogging tracks, sports sectors), as well as specialized sports halls – boxing, wrestling, fencing, a sports ground with an artificial grass lawn.

Olga Shishigina, Olympic champion in Sydney, many times defended the title of champion of Kazakhstan on the treadmill of the legendary stadium. …

Green bazaar

The central market of Almaty is called the Green Bazaar. The Green Bazaar is one of the oldest markets in Almaty. Located in the central part of the city. Trading rows of the Green Bazaar have existed since 1868. You can buy here almost everything dried fruits and nuts, vegetables and fruits, meat and poultry, Uzbek sweets and Kazakh national souvenirs. …

Barakholka

Barakholka is the largest and most popular of the bazaars of Almaty. Barakholka consists of a complex of several markets located close to each other. Many boutiques are located in open containers. This is where you can find absolutely any goods at a very low price. Barakholka is so big that one day is not enough for you to see all of it. 

Essentai river

In the center of the city flows the Essentai river. The embankment along the Essentai River is located above Al-Farabi Avenue. Two kilometers of landscaped area is perfect for a promenade, photoshoots and relaxing near the water. There are benches and playgrounds for children along the embankment. …

Central park of culture and rest (M. Gorkiy Park)

The oldest Almaty park was founded in 1856. The park began as a place for walks and recreation of Vernenskiy garrison officers. There is so much entertainment here. They will suit any age: an aquapark, an amusement park, a dolphinarium, a zoo, a dinopark, dozens of cafes, sports grounds and even a stadium. In the depths of the park there is a reservoir, where you can take romantic walks on catamarans, admiring the mountains. …

Dostyk Plaza

Dostyk Plaza shopping and entertainment center is located at the intersection of Dostyk Avenue and Zholdasbekov Street. There is the residence of the First President, akimat, the Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan not far from Dostyk Plaza. …

Kazakhstan hotel

The Kazakhstan hotel is one of the main symbols of the city. It was a very large-scale architectural project of the 70s. It remained the most high-rise building in Almaty until 2008. The building is recognized as an architectural monument and entered in the register of republican values ​​in 1979. It has 26 floors and 102 meters high. The hotel is considered the most seismic-resistant object, as it can withstand an earthquake of up to 10 on the Richter scale. …

Monument to Abai

The monument to the great Kazakh poet, enlightener Abai Kunanbayev (1845-1904) was erected in 1960. The sculpture is made of bronze. The height of the monument is about 13 m. Abai holds a book in his left hand. …