The 100-meter monument consists of three levels. At the lowest, located at a depth of 4.5 meters, you can have a snack and admire the exhibits of the mini-gallery. The middle level is the entrance. The upper level is a panoramic hall inside a huge ball with a diameter of 22 meters at an altitude of 97 meters. From here, you have a magnificent view of the city, both in the daytime and in the evening.
Address: 1, Levoberezhie (“Left Bank”)
Working hours: MO-FR 09:00 — 22:00
Ticket price: 700 KZT
Contact details: 446 472
Mosque Khazret Sultan
The colossal building resembles the eastern palace. More than 1500 builders and masters took part in its construction, jointly creating the most beautiful architectural monument of Astana.
Address: 48, Tauelsyzdyk ave.
Working hours: open 24 hours
Contact details: 424 177, 280 0018
The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the youngest and largest museum in Central Asia. The museum was established in the framework of the Cultural Heritage State Programme on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. Museum is composed of the following halls: Hall of Astana; Hall of Independent Kazakhstan; Hall of Gold; Hall of Ancient and Medieval History; the Hall of History; Ethnography Hall; and Halls of Modern Art.
Address: 54, Tauelsyzdyk ave.
Working hours: TU-SU 10:00 — 21:00
Ticket price: 700 and 1000 KZT
Contact details: 919 035, 919 036
The embankment of Yesil River
The embankment of Yesil River is a wonderful place for evening walk. Visitors can use catamarans and boats on River. In the weekends, there are performances of street musicians and entertainment shows.
Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
Everyday Palace conducts excursions, concerts and various performances. There is opera hall for 1500 seats and Egypt Exhibition. On the 6th floor of the Palace is the Center for Contemporary Art "KULANSHI", in which you can see the originals of lithographs by Dali, Picasso and Chagall.
Address: 57, Tauelsyzdyk ave.
Working hours: MO-SU 10:00 — 19:30
Ticket price: 600 KZT
Contact details: 744 744
Ethno-memorial complex “Atameken”
Ethno-square has the map of the Republic of Kazakhstan with miniatures of the main sights of the country. In just an hour, visitors will discover new historical facts about the country. Complex provides English speaking guides.
Address: 2/1, Korgalzhyn Highway
Working hours: MO-SU 09:00 — 21:00
Ticket price: 400 KZT
Contact details: 245 272, 240 497
Boulevard “Nurzhol”, also known as “Vodno-Zeleniy” Boulevard
On the upper level of the boulevard is laid a comfortable walking area, equipped with benches, flowerbeds, fountains - an ideal place for warm summer evenings. The level below are shops, beauty salons, cafes and restaurants. In addition, there are many skyscrapers: one of the tallest buildings in Astana - Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, the largest tent building in the world - the shopping center "Khan Shatyr", one of the most beautiful administrative and residential complexes in Kazakhstan - "Vodno-Zelenyi Boulevard". The main building of the boulevard is Bayterek Monument.
Opera and Ballet Theater “Astana Opera”
Astana Opera is one of the youngest buildings of Astana. The luxurious design of the theater and varied repertoire will hardly leave visitors without impressions. There are two excursions inside the building during the day. Guided tour in English is included.
Address: 1, Konayeva st.
Working hours: TU-SU 11:00, 15:00
Ticket price: 1000 KZT
Contact details: 709 612, 709 622
Several grandiose architectural complexes harmoniously situated on Independence Square - National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Palace of Independence, the "Kazakh Eli" monument.
In the center of the square, as expected, is a majestic stela - the monument "Kazakh Eli". On one side of the stele is the National University of Arts (round blue building), on the other - the Palace of Independence.