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Almaty, Kazakhstan


Almaty

Almaty - The Business Center of Kazakhstan 

The history of Almaty starts with the history of the ancient settlement Almaty, which dates back to 3rd century BC. In 1854 it was used as a frontier fort at the border of the Russian Empire. At that time it was known as Vernoyei, later received its name Alma-Ata and now is known as Almaty.

Material culture sites and archeological findings bear evidence of great historical past. Thus, there is Issyk burial mound, a burial-place of a young warrior, about 70 km from Almaty. The number of golden handicrafts found there exceeds 4,000 units, they are exhibited in the Golden Hall of the State Central Museum.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan - Pictures

Gate to Dendropark, Almaty
Gate to Dendropark in Almaty
Republic Palace, Almaty
Republic Palace
National park of the first president
National Park of The First President
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Almaty, Kazakhstan - Sights of Interest

Zenkov Cathedral
Central State Museum
Museum of National Musical Instruments
Medeo
Tanbaly Petroglyphs

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Almaty - Official site of city

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