A. Kasteev Art Museum
Museum is interesting as an introduction to arts and culture of Kazakhstan.
Fine arts museum after Kasteyev - a repository of Kazakh and Soviet paintings and sculptures.
The A. Kasteev State Museum of Arts was established in 1976 in Almaty on the basis of the collections of the Kazakh Art Gallery named after T. Shevchenko (founded in 1935) and the Republican Museum of Applied Arts (founded in 1970). The museum was opened to public on September 16, 1976. In January…
“The Central State Museum of Kazakhstan is the largest museum in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and one of the largest museums in Central Asia. The museum houses the most significant collection of Kazakh historical, archaeological, and modern cultural and political artifacts.”
“This is the oldest bazar of the city that I would highly recommend you to visit if you wish to explore local specialties: season fruit and vegetables in the spring, summer and autumn; all types of meat products all year around - it's real delicacies, spices, nuts, fresh horse, camel, goat, cow milk from the farms. It's much more than that ... and don't be shy to bargain, it's a real oriental bazar.”
“Amazing view to the city, small zoo, Kazakh national restaurant 'Abay' with good food.”
Point of Interest
“I highly recommend visiting this place for everyone who has never been there before. These are picturesque landscapes and one of the main reasons to live in Almaty. Suitable for both outdoor activities, skiing, snowboarding, also suitable for enjoying nature and beauty. Nearby there are a lot of restaurants and cafes, playgrounds.”