Daily Life Tour in Almaty, 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.
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Daily Life Tour in Almaty Map

Guide Name: Daily Life Tour in Almaty
Guide Location: Kazakhstan » Almaty (See other walking tours in Almaty)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Author: JohnB
Gymnasium N 54

1) Gymnasium N 54

Gymnasium N 54 is proudly listed among Almaty’s best educational institutions. Lessons are taught in Kazakh, Russian and English. The gymnasium has some prominent graduates, including the present mayor of...   view more
Arasan Baths

2) Arasan Baths

Arasan Baths has succeeded in maintaining the same quality of service as it did during the Soviet era. The baths are very popular among locals, which is considered more than just a tradition for some. It offers Turkish, Russian and Finnish baths to its...   view more
State Puppet Theater

3) State Puppet Theater

The State Puppet Theater is always full of joy and enthusiasm, providing quality shows to its young audience. Fairy tales are a popular genre of its daily shows. The theater has been on the cultural scene for more than 75 years and also features a permanent exhibition of children’s...   view more
War Memorial

4) War Memorial

The War Memorial in Panfilov Park is dedicated to the Kazakh people who lost their lives in World War II. Located in the city center, it is conveniently accessible for visitors. The memorial also includes an eternal...   view more
Gorky Park

5) Gorky Park (must see)

Gorky Park is among the largest green spots of Almaty. Dating back to the Soviet times, most of its attractions are reminiscent of this era. The park is quite famous for outdoor activities and is very popular among...   view more
Central Mosque

6) Central Mosque

The Central Mosque is one the largest Muslim buildings in Almaty, founded in the 1990s by a group of devotees. It can accommodate up to 500 guests for regular prayer services, which take place daily and are open to those wanting to learn more about...   view more

Walking Tours in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Create Your Own Walk in Almaty

Create Your Own Walk in Almaty

Creating your own self-guided walk in Almaty is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
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
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
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
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