Almaty, the former capital & the largest city in Kazakhstan. It has the cultural mix influence of the west and the east as well as the most populous and cosmopolitan city.
Almaty is the major commercial and cultural center of Kazakhstan. The city has been part of the UNESCO ‘Creative Cities Network’ in the area of music since November 2017.
Below given details are the top 7 excursion tours in Almaty:
Almaty Tower is a 371.5-meter-high and made of steel between 1975 and 1983 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The tower is located on high slopes of Kok Tobe Mountain. It is the tallest free-standing tubular Steel Structure in the world.
The Russian Orthodox cathedral located in Almaty’s Panfilov Park. The cathedral is made in 1907 out of wood but without using the nails. The height of the Cathedral is 56 meters and it also claimed to be the 2nd tallest building made of wood in the world.
The First President Park is named after the First President of Kazakhstan “Nursultan Nazarbayev” and was opened to the general public on November 2011. The Park is located in the southern part of Almaty, Kazakhstan and has a spectacular mountain backdrop. It is the home of the annual music festival called “Almaty – my first love”.
The biggest recreational park in central Almaty named after the Russian author Maxim Gorky. The park facilitates with Shady walks and shrubs, water features, flower beds and arrangements and in one area, an amusement park for the children with rides on both the fun fair and horses etc. The park also comprises of boating lakes, water-park, zoo, cinema, cafes and Shashlyk amongst the beer stands (popular with families) particularly on Sundays and holidays.
The monument of Independence is dedicated to Kazakhstan’s heritage, patriotism, and prosperity. A 19-foot pillar with a winged snow leopard mounted on top known as ‘Barys’ in Kazakh, and on top of the Barys is a ‘Golden Warrior.’
Medeo is an outdoor speed skating and bandy rink. It is located in a mountain valley on the south-eastern outskirts of Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is considered to be the world’s largest high-mountain skating rink and it sits 1,691 meters above sea level.
It is a musical instrument museum located in Panfilov Park, Almaty. The museum was named after Great Kazakhstani musician of 19-20th centuries Ykylas, who promoted the purity of folk culture and also assist in the preservation of various national instruments.
If you are interested to travel Almaty, please select all-inclusive tour package as per your need from below: