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Daily Life Tour in Almaty (Self Guided), 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: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Author: JohnB
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Gymnasium N 54
  • Arasan Baths
  • State Puppet Theater
  • Central Mosque
  • War Memorial
  • Gorky Park
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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 Almaty.
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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 patrons.
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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 art.
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Central Mosque

4) 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 Islam.
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War Memorial

5) 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 flame.
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Gorky Park

6) 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 locals.

Walking Tours in Almaty, Kazakhstan

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Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles