The sights of Almaty
Monday, July 11, 2011 - 17:10
Almaty is a solar, comfortable, city smothered in verdure with wide streets, beautiful buildings, numerous parks, squares and fountains. The most beautiful city at bottom of emerald ridges of Tien-Shan is called "garden city" not casually.
It is the hilly place adjoining to the city on the south. It reaches heights of 1070 m. At the top settles down the viewing platform. It is truly the best place for the review of a night city.
Park of 28 Panfilov’s heroes
It is located across the road from hotel "Otrar". The park is known for the glory Memorial, Avenue of Memory and Eternal light.
Zenkov’s Cathedral in park of 28 Panfilov’s heroes
Saint Ascension’s Cathedral designed by architect A. Zenkov was constructed without any nail in 1840.
In July, 1999 the new central mosque was opened in Almaty. The Islamic cultural centre of a name of Mubarak and university also work.
The author's creative collective under the direction of Shota Valihanov presented to the mankind really the unique construction decorating the area of Republic. Majestic, soaring in the dazzling sky of southern capital "the gold" person operates the tamed winged leopard, and round it the history of the ancient Kazakh earth appears at the spectator …
Central state museum and a museum of the Fine arts of a name of A. Kasteev attract our attention by the big collections involves. The museum of the Kazakh national tools representing the big collection is unique in his way. In the museum of Gold and precious metals is presented the history of jewellery art in Kazakhstan. There is a lot of art galleries in a city.
The world famous high-mountainous skating rink of Medeo was constructed in 1972 in the picturesque gorge in 15 km from the city. Soft climate, sunlight optimum level, the low pressure, favorable weather conditions and ice made of crystal-clear water do Medeo one of the best skating rinks in the world.
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