The largest metropolis of Kazakhstan, Almaty is the trading and cultural hub of the country and was the capital until 1997. Perfect for the history buff looking to piece together the history of the country, it also offers a number of other attractions for nature enthusiasts, thrill seekers, and culture tourists.
With delicious, mouthwatering food for the gourmand and ice skating and skiing opportunities for the adventurer, Almaty is the place to head to if you want a relaxing, yet exciting vacation.
Visit the Arasan Baths—known as the best bath house in Central Asia—and spend a few hours relaxing after your long flight. Take a shower, let off some steam in the saunas, or go for a massage to work out all those knots and say hello to an extremely soothing, relaxing time!
Gaze upon the stunning architecture and frescoes of the Zenkov Cathedral—a Russian Orthodox Church built in 1904—or explore the intricacies of Islamic art at the largest mosque in Kazakhstan, the Central Mosque. Drive to the Big Almaty Lake nestled between the breathtaking Zailiysky Alteau Mountain Range with its numerous opportunities for hikes and picnics, or sign up for some fun times at the Medeu Ice Rink and Chimbulak Ski Resort, the top spots for skiing and ice skating in the winter months of Almaty.
For a more urbanized vacation, head on over to the Abay State Opera or Ballet Theatre for a lively music and theatre scene, or make your way to the outskirts of the city to sample the fare at Manga Sushi amid floor-to-ceiling manga art, inspired by Japanese comics. Explore local history dating back to the Bronze Age at the Central State Museum of Almaty or purchase artwork off the streets from budding artists at the Zhybek-Zholy Pedestrian Street.
Spectacular views, bustling city life, happening nightlife and more; Almaty may be small, but it leaves no stone unturned to give you a truly magnificent time on its soils.
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