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Evening Sightseeing Tour Astana

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Duration

3 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

50 people

Languages

Russian

Itinerary

The tour starts from the main square of the country – "Independence Square". It is here that you can feel the boundless expanse and freedom of the country. The main decoration is the monument "Kazakh Eli" – a large-scale complex reflecting the ancient history, culture and achievements of the Kazakh people. A single architectural ensemble includes the Shabyt Palace of Creativity, the Palace of Independence and the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Standing on the square, it is impossible not to notice a building that looks more like a pyramid and looks amazing in the middle of the Kazakh city – the Palace of Peace and Harmony, the author of which is the British architect Sir Norman Foster. There is also a mosque "Hazret Sultan", which we will visit. It is the second largest in Central Asia.

Then you will go to one of the brightest heritage sites of Expo-2017 – the Nur Alem Future Energy Museum (Shining World). This is the only building in the world in the shape of a sphere with a diameter of as much as 80 meters, topped with photovoltaic panels and two silent wind generators that provide the building with electricity.

In the sequel, you will be able to see the main new mosque of the city. In 2022, a new mosque was opened in Astana, built on behalf of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. This mosque is the main one in Kazakhstan and the largest in the country and not only – it is also included in the list of the ten largest mosques in the world.

The tour will continue along the main streets of the left bank of the city. During the tour we will see the Opera and Ballet Theater, which is the largest theater in Central Asia.

And the tour will end at the main attraction of the city – "Astana Bayterek". "Bayterek" means a young, strong, growing tree, symbolizes a state that has preserved its historical roots, has a strong support and aspiration for future prosperity. Here you can also walk along the water-green boulevard, which is a kind of axis connecting the sights of the capital.

Then you will drive to the left bank of the city, where the main streets and sights of the city are located: the Astana Opera and Ballet Theater, the Astana-Baiterek monument is the main attraction of the city, symbolizing the Kazakhs' idea of the universe, the height of the monument is 97 meters, means the year of renaming the capital to Astana, the Alley of Restaurants, Khan Shatyr and so on.

Included/Excluded

  • Transfer from/to the hotel
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fees to the museums, mausoleums and other sights
  • Personal expenses

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