The Old City Tour is a wonderful opportunity to feel the history of the former USSR city and an essential part of understanding people and culture of Kazakhstan.
Duration: 5-6 hours
What is included:
- Pick-up from the hotel
- Entrance tickets
- Free WI-FI Hot Spot
- Food (Central Asian cuisine) and beverages
- English speaking guide
- Personal car
10:00 a.m ©Elorda Aqparat
Walk Tour through old Gymnasium, monument of Kerey and Zhanibek Khans, Abay Kunanbayev, Military Court building
The building built in the late 19th century as a model of architecture of the classical style will help to learn more about Russian Empire and about Kazakhstan before joining Russian Empire.
Visit of the Museum of Saken Seifullin. Saken Seifullin was a pioneer of modern Kazakh literature, poet and writer, and national activist. He penned controversial literature calling for greater independence of Kazakhs from Soviet and Russian power, and paid for it with his life. The fascinating museum memorializes his works, but also serves as a research center. Opened in 1988, it’s now called one of the “historical and spiritual centres of Kazakhstan.”
Drive through Saken Seifullin street to learn more about unique street arts and culture of Astana (Nur-Sultan).
Walk through Kenesary Batyr Monument
A statue of the Kazakh nationalist right across the river Ishim.
Central Asian cuisine tasting
The Trade House of Merchant Matvey Kubrin - supermarket "Astana". Nowadays it is a department store "Astana" offering a wide range of goods and food products. However, it was built 112 years ago as a trade house of the partnership "Matvey Kubrin with Sons and Co" during 1905-1907.
The house of Petr Moiseyev. It is a monument of town-planning and architecture, it is included in the State list of monuments of history and culture of local significance of the city of Nur-Sultan.
Transfer to the hotel.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.