City tour of Almaty with a visit to the museum (4 hours)

Duration of the excursion is 4 hours.

During the tour you can visit:
Park named after 28 Panfilov heroes. In the park there are three unique objects.
The first is the Cathedral - a monument of wooden architecture,
built in 1904 * in 1907 by the architect Zenkov.
The second is the Memorial of Glory, built in 1975. The third is a monument (building) of wooden architecture, where the Republic Museum of Musical
tools.

The Academic Town is a complex of buildings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
They are surrounded by a picturesque park with fountains, in which a monument to Ciocan Valikhanov, a Kazakh scientist-educator, traveler, researcher of the history and culture of the peoples of Central Asia, is erected.

Palace of the Republic and Abai Square near the palace, to which adjoins a whole complex of buildings, squares and fountains.

The Republic Square - the main square of the city - the place of celebratory processions, celebrations, sporting events, parades, folk festivals.

In 1996 in the center of the square was erected the Independence Monument, representing
an 18-meter obelisk, crowned by a figure of the Saka warrior - an exact copy. In the eastern part of the "Golden Warrior" Square running alongside, a winged leopard.
Nearby is the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan - one of the largest in the country, whose funds now total more than 200 thousand monuments of material and spiritual culture.


Driving through the central streets of the city you
"Incidents", "Republican
Scientific Center ", M. Yu. Lermontov,
The National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a sports complex consisting of the Palace of Sports and the Central Stadium, the Kazakh Circus, as well as the Kazakh Academic Drama Theater. M. Auezov and the theater
opera and ballet to them Abai.

The park named after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a dendrological park in the city.
The total area of ​​the arboretum: 73 hectares. The creation of the park began in 2001. First of all, the main elements of the arboretum - alleys, boulevards, dendroquia - were broken. According to the dendrological plan, green plantings were planted.

In honor of Alma-Ata's participation in the Beijing Olympic torch relay
The Olympiad was planted about one hundred registered firs.

To the park of the First President we will pass along Al-Farabi Street, we will see a new part of the city: with numerous shopping centers, new and very beautiful business centers, a springboard.

The Ykhlas Museum of Folk Musical Instruments is unique throughout Central Asia, and also has a special significance in the history of world museums, as the fifth museum specializing in folk musical instruments throughout the world.


The museum was built in 1908 by the project of the famous architect A.P. Zenkov (1863-1936). After graduating from the Academy of Engineering in St. Petersburg in 1893, A.P. Zenkov arrives in Verny (now Almaty) in 1899. Here he was one of the designers of the Cathedral. The construction of the Cathedral was completed in 1907, and in 1908 he began to draft the House of Military Meetings of the Faithful (today the Museum of Folk Musical Instruments named after Yhlas). The building, built in 1908 according to the project of Vernensky architect A.P. Zenkov, is a unique example of wooden architecture "Ropetovskogo" style.


The museum’s fund contains not only Kazakh folk instruments, there are also instruments of the Turkic peoples and more than 40 countries of the world, a total of 1,244 exponents, familiarizing with the musical culture of different countries. Works 8 exhibition halls. These are: the hall of the beginning of folk music, the hall of wind instruments, percussion noise instruments, the hall of memorial musical instruments, the hall of kobyz, the hall of craftsmen’s manufacturers, the hall of musical instruments of the Turkic-speaking countries, the hall of musical instruments of the peoples of the world. The museum has a scientific and stock departments that are engaged in storage, propaganda, eulogy of exhibits and scientific research of museum collections.

 

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Transport: SUV 4x4
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Cancellation Policy

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.