Almaty Tour Package from Delhi; Almaty formerly known as Alma-Ata and Verny, is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of 1,703,481 people, containing 9% of the country’s total population. Almaty is considered a World City with a Beta classification according to GaWC. It served as capital of the Kazakh state in its various forms from 1929 to 1997, under the influence of the then Soviet Unionand its appointees.
Alma-Ata was the host city for a 1978 international conference on Primary Health Care where the Alma Ata Declaration was adopted, marking a paradigm shift in global public health. In 1997 the government relocated the capital to Astana in the north of the country…
Almaty continues as the major commercial and cultural centre of Kazakhstan, as well as its biggest population center. The city is located in the mountainous area of southern Kazakhstan in the foothills of Trans-Ili Alatau at an elevation of 2,300–3,000 feet (700–900 m), where the Bolshaya and Malaya Almaatinka Rivers run into the plain.
Almaty is truly Kazakhstan’s cultural capital. Its historical museums offer an extensive history of the country from its taming of the steppes to the construction of its world-class capital. Almaty’s array of visual and theatrical arts are also world class and have won prestigious international awards. And just strolling around the city’s parks and monuments gives a sense of Kazakhstan’s rich culture. One of the best places to Visit in Kazakhstan and journey starts from the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan.
This three-story museum contains more than 200,000 artifacts – from early tools to weapons to a replica of Kazakhstan’s Golden Man – which visually explains ancient-to-modern Kazakh history. To get a sense of the visual arts of Kazakhstan and the region, try The Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, which contains more than 22,000 works from Kazakhstan, Russia, Western Europe and Asia.
The theatrical arts, The Abai Kazakh State Opera and Ballet Theatre and its beautiful Italian-style building. Here you’ll find world-class international performances. More contemporary performances can be found at the Art & Shock Theatre which specializes in cutting edge plays. And the best ways to get a feel for the city is to head to Panilov Park. There you’ll find the multicolored St. Ascension Cathedral, one of the largest wooden structures in the world made without nails, and a monument to WWII Kazakh troops.
Some of the museums have small entrance fees and most don’t offer English language displays. So bring a Russian speaker or call ahead to arrange a guide. But no matter which museum or theatre you visit, you’ll see that Almaty’s arts and culture reflect the influences of centuries at the heart of the Silk Road.
1) Ile-Alatau National Park
2) Almaty Tower
3) Almaty Zoo
5) Central State Museum of Kazakhstan
6) Ascension Cathedral, Almaty
1) 5 Oborotov Night Club
2) Admiral Nelson Club
3) Arman NightClub
7) Cuba Park
8) Da Freak
10) Fashion Club
11) Gas Night Club
14) Grand Opera NightClub
15) Metro Club
16) Most Club
17) Ophium Bar
19) Petroleum Club
20) Retro Club…
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