Shopping Tour in Almaty, 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.
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Shopping Tour in Almaty Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour in Almaty
Guide Location: Kazakhstan » Almaty (See other walking tours in Almaty)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Author: JohnB

1) Meloman

Meloman is the shop to visit if you are looking for authentic Kazakh music, literature and film. Its friendly staff will help familiarize you with local music and assist with your selection. The books sold here are mostly in Russian and the Kazakh language, but there is also a selection of books in English.

2) Antikvar

Antikvar is a great shop to purchase souvenirs and antiques. It offers a large variety of items with cultural and historical significance, including traditional Kazakh instruments and rugs.
Angela Moda

3) Angela Moda

Angela Moda is a cool clothing store for the whole family. You will be pleasantly surprised by its selection, including urban chic and colorful local fashions. The boutique’s professional staff is always willing to assist with your purchase. It is open 10:00-20:00 on weekdays, and 11:00-20:00 on weekends.

Operation hours: 10 am - 8 pm
Tengri Umai Gallery

4) Tengri Umai Gallery

The Tengri Umai Gallery was among the first private galleries to be opened in Almaty after Kazakhstan’s independence. It has always been the best place to buy modern Kazakh art at very reasonable prices. It showcases works of local artists, as well as art from other former Soviet nations.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm

5) !Aruai

!Aruai is a very well known clothing line from Kazakhstan that has been on the market since 2008. The clothing design is unique and very eye-catching, including dresses, suits, skirts and much more. The company preserves the multitude of local colors by mixing them in various aspects. Business hours are Monday through Sunday 10:00 - 22:00.

6) TsUM

TsUM, or the Central Department Store, can be found in almost every former Soviet country. This store has all you need in order to remember your trip from Almaty, with souvenirs such as regionally embroidered hats and rugs and much more.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 8:30 pm; Sunday 10 am - 8 pm
Tekvin Almaty

7) Tekvin Almaty

Tekvin Almaty is a jewelry store with great prices and high quality merchandise. Its selection is updated on a daily basis, so make you sure you pop in to find a bargain.

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.
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