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Taxis
Taxis are a little expensive, but a ...
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Transfer facility is readily available ...
Buses
Government-owned buses, trolleybuses ...
Metro
The metro system for Almaty was planned ...
Driving Tips
Navigating the city is pretty simple ...
Car for hire
1. Dimal Car Rental:  ...
City in a day
Almaty is an urbanized Asian city, much like many European capitals. Chances are you will most ...
International Art Festival
Venue: Tenry-Umay Art Gallery, Lermontov Academic Drama Theatre, Almaty.
Tengri-Umay, one of ...
International Almaty Jazz Holiday:
Venue: Republic Schoolchildren Palace, Almaty.Contact: Director of the Youth Jazz Center Tagir ...
Kazakhstan Open
Venue: Zhailjau Golf Resort, 188 Miras District, Almaty.
Contact: Phone: +7 727 277 76 ...
When To Go
Most probably, you will first hear the name Almaty if you have an international event to attend ...

Almaty, Kazakhstan

 

Almaty Today
Almaty today is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a current population of 1.3 million people. The city was initially called Alma-ata, from 1921 to 1993. It enjoyed the status of capital of the Kazakh ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic) from 1929 onwards, and later the capital of Kazakhstan after the fall of Soviet Russia. The capital was shifted to the Kazakh city of Astana in 1998 to ease in administrative matters, but Almaty retains its position as the country’s financial and cultural center.

Recent developments in Almaty have been largely in architecture, with the

Almaty Back Then
Almaty is one of the few ancient cities of the world. The region in which this city lies was inhabited as early as during the Bronze Age, at around 1000 – 900 BC. This was a time of livestock rearing and farming mainly, and these skills were passed down traditionally over the centuries to settlers till during the late Middle Ages.

In around the 7th century BC, Almaty was inhabited by the Uisun and the Saka tribes, who have left behind archaeologically significant findings such as burial mounds, cave drawings, and bronze artifacts. Almaty became one of the peak centers for early

Intercontinental Almaty
Address: 181 Zheltoksan Street, Almaty
Phone: +7 727 2505000
Fax: + 7 727 2582100
Astana International Hotel
Address: 113 Baitursynov Street, Almaty
Phone: +7 727 250 70 50
Located near the Presi
Dostyk Hotel
Address: 36 Kurmangazy Street (Kunaev), Medeu, Almaty
Phone:  +7 3172 258 2270
   
Holiday Inn
Address: 2d Timiryazev Street, Almaty
Phone: + 7 727 244 0255
Fax: + 7 727 244 0277
Hyatt Regency
Address: Akademik Satpaev Avenue 29/6, Almaty
Phone: +7 727 250 1234   Fax: +7 727 250 8888
Premier Alatau Hotel
Address: 105 Dostyk Avenue, Almaty
Phone: + 7 727 258 11 11
Fax: + 7 727 258 15 55

Silk Way City Mall
Address: Tole Bi Street, corner of Nauryzbai Batyr Street, Almaty
Phone: 2-7777-45 (Silk Way
Stolichny Supermarket
Address: Abylay Khan Avenue, corner of Kabanbai Batyr, Almaty
Phone:  + 7 (272) 266 2555
Zangar -TsuM-
Address: 85 Zhibek Zholy, cornner of Abilai Khan Street, Almaty
Phone:  + 7 (272) 273 2951
Silk Way
Address: 70 Zhibek Zholy Avenue, corner of Kunaev Street, Almaty
Phone: 2-7777-45 (Silk Way G
Ramstore
Addresses: 226 Furmanov, Almaty, Timiryazev Street, near Atakent Expo Centre, Almaty Website:
Meloman
Address: 58 Gogol Street, Almaty
Phone: + 7 (727) 273 1024
Part of a local chain of en

Kazakhstan Open
Venue: Zhailjau Golf Resort, 188 Miras District, Almaty.
Contact: Phone: +7 727 277 76 21  
International Art Festival
Venue: Tenry-Umay Art Gallery, Lermontov Academic Drama Theatre, Almaty.
Tengri-Umay, one of
International Almaty Jazz Holiday:
Venue: Republic Schoolchildren Palace, Almaty.Contact: Director of the Youth Jazz Center Tagir Zarip

Qorqyt Ala (Asian)
Address: Zhibek Zholy 68, City Centre, Almaty
Phone:  + 7 (727) 273 5007
Timings: 12
Zimny Sad Assorti Restaurant (International)
Address: 106 Dosryk Avenue, above Arman Cinema, Almaty
Phone: + 7(727) 264 5645
Websi
Venezia (Pizzeria)
Addresses: 87a Dosdyk Avenue Almaty  78 Zheltoksan, Almaty            6 microdistrict
Tinkoff (Sushi/Grill/Soups)
Address: Satpaeva /Kosmonavtov, Almaty
Excellent sushi and beers for the relatively low price
Kishlak Restaurant (Local/Russian)
Address: 540? Seyfullin Avenue, above the Abay Avenue, Almaty
Phone:  + 7(727) 261 5601
Yesik Restaurant (Local)
Address: located inside Hotel Alma-Ata, Panfilov Street, Almaty
Phone:  +7(727) 272 2035

Fast Facts
Location: Kazakhstan, Central Asia

Dialing code: 00-7-727 *followed by desired number*

Emergency numbers:
Fire Brigade 01
Police 02
Ambulance 03
Gas Service 04

Emergency and Rescue Service 051
Ambulance Enquiry 2798255, 2796363
Accidents Bureau 638790
SOS International Clinic 2581911

Population: 1,420,747

Languages: Kazakh, Russian, English (limited)

Time zone: GMT +6 hours

Average January temperatures: -5.4 C° (22 F°)
Average July temperatures: 23.7 C° (75 F°)

Annual rainfall: 657 mm

 
What to do with kids in tow?
Apart from the engrossing experiences at the Medeu Rink, the Chimbulak Resort, the Gorky Park and the Koktyube mountainside entertainment ...
Health & Safety
Health:

One often catches a minor infection or viral disease when travelling in a foreign country. Hence it is best to take ...

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