Astana Square, Almaty

Astana Square, Almaty

Astana Square is the second largest central square, after Republic Square. It hosts several summer activities, such as concerts, fairs, markets and many others. In front of the square is the Kazakh-British Technical University of Almaty, and the monument of Alia Moldagulovoj and Manshuk Mametovoj stand on the other side

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Sight Map

Sight Name: Astana Square
Sight Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in Almaty, Kazakhstan

City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Even though no longer the capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty is still the country's largest metropolis, trading and cultural hub with many attractions worth visiting. The most notable local sights include the Central State Museum, showcasing the history of Kazakhstan, both as part of the Soviet Union and an independent state. In the heart of the city is Panfilov Park, dominated by the bright-yellow towers of the Ascension Cathedral, a tsarist-era Russian Orthodox church. To find out more about Almaty's main attractions, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 km
Nightlife Tour in Almaty

Nightlife Tour in Almaty

Almaty offers a rich selection of late night entertainment that is sure to please anyone. Whatever you are up to, cocktails, dancing or music, you can find it here. Take this tour to explore the great nightlife Almaty has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Famous Museums and Art Galleries in Almaty

Famous Museums and Art Galleries in Almaty

Kazakhstan’s former capital has a great number of museums and galleries to be proud of, including the unique State Museum of National Musical Instruments. Take this tour to discover Almaty’s famous museums and galleries.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.6 km
Daily Life Tour in Almaty

Daily Life Tour in Almaty

Witnessing the daily lives of its locals is the best way to become acquainted with Almaty. There are many places to observe the city’s vibrant daily life, including the Central Mosque, Gorky Park and the War Memorial. Take this tour to discover the best spots to enjoy the daily life in Almaty.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Shopping Tour in Almaty

Shopping Tour in Almaty

Shopping in Almaty can be a very interesting experience, offering a variety of shops with great selections. A former ex-Soviet country, it has developed over the years and now provides many high quality shops and goods to choose from. Take this tour to discover some of Almaty’s best places to shop.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km