You will visit:
• Almaty city
Location of Almaty in the southeast of Kazakhstan is unique - it is surrounded by mountains, steppes, deserts. The city, which history spans centuries, is located at the foot of the Zailiyskiy Alatau - the northern ridge of the Tien Shan. Almaty today is a metropolis with developed infrastructure.
Choosing this two-hour walking tour you will learn about the rich history of Almaty and visit its main attractions, ancient and modern. You will also learn about local traditions and feel the extraordinary flavour of the “southern capital of Kazakhstan”.
tour duration - 2 hours;
distance - 6.4 km.;
when to visit - all year round.
you will have to walk a lot - wear comfortable shoes.
You will visit the main sights of Almaty: the park of 28 Panfilov guardsmen, the wooden Holy Ascension Cathedral, the Glory Memorial, the Abai Opera and Ballet Theater and Old Square. You will also see the symbol of modern Kazakhstan - the monument of Independence, hear the story of Almaty metro creation and Arassan bath complex. Almaty is a truly eastern city with developed trade traditions. You will visit Green Bazaar, teeming with dried fruits, spices, fruits and vegetables. And on the "local Arbat" - Zhybek Zholy street - you will learn about goods that were transported along the Great Silk Road. In addition, you will see the famous Rakhat chocolate factory, the museum of national instruments and the Almaty hotel. In the end, you will find out where to go in your free time, where to eat and where to walk.