Charyn Canyon, located about 200km northeast of Almaty, is another sightseeing must for every traveler to Kazakhstan. It is one of the most beautiful places in this country, and some say it does not give in to Colorado.The eighty kilometer-long canyon is sometimes referred to Dolina Zamkov, or “Valley of the Castles” because some of the oddly shaped rock formations... Read more
Tamgaly is a petroglyph site in the Semirechye, Kazakhstan. Tamgaly is located 120 km to northwest of Almaty. The majority of the 5000 petroglyphs are in the main canyon, but there are a number in the many side canyons. The petroglyphs are mostly Bronze Age, but in some cases from the Iron Age and the Medieval.The name Tamgaly in Kazakh and other Turkic languages... Read more
Big Almaty Lake - Big Almaty Lake is set high up in a gorge of the Bolshaya Almatinka River, 2,511 meters above sea level and 28,5 km south of Almaty. It lies in a hollow like a gleaming mirror, surrounded on all sides by majestic peaks.
The Central Park – is located in the East part of the city. It has over two thousand kinds of plants, the artificial reservoirs are created here (boat stations, water attractions), sixteen large attractions function, a cinema, a sports complex, pavilions and platforms, cafes, restaurants, zoo and an aqua park.
Palace of the Republic is a concert hall building located in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is intended for concerts, festivals and other cultural events. It was one of the premiere sites for the Eurasia film festival. Outside, with the fountains on the square in front of the Palace and the monument of the Kazakh poet Abay, Palace of the Republic is one of the main known... Read more
28 Panfilov Park - This park is one of the oldest in Almaty, where Zenkov Cathedral is located, which is perhaps the most photographed building in the city. Here you will also see the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country.
Abai Opera and Ballet theatre- Established in 1934, Abai Kazakh Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre is the pride of national musical culture. The building of the theatre, rebuilt and renovated several times during its history, is a milestone example of architecture of Almaty. The theatre is a repertory theatre, drawing on over 40 Kazakh and western productions during a... Read more
Koktobe – One of the most and amazing places in the city - Mount Kok-Tobe, located at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level. You can climb to the Kok-Tobeby cable car tram in the air, on foot or on a separate bus. From the top of Koktobe there is a nice view of the mountains and the city. It is especially beautiful at night when the city is illuminated with... Read more
The Park is located in the southern part of Almaty and has a spectacular mountain backdrop. The park is the home of the annual music festival called “Almaty – my first love”. The concert is held in front of the semicircular colonnade shown in the images. The amphitheatre atmosphere is ... Read more