Best Things To Do in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Almaty.

Almaty may not be as popular as other cities in Kazakhstan, but don’t let that fool you. Almaty is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Almaty.

If you have plans to visit Kazakhstan and are not sure if Almaty should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Almaty and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Almaty

Here is the list of things to do in Almaty and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Kazakhstan English Language Theater

    Address: Almaty, Kazakhstan

    As it was started in 2001  is the only english theater in former soviet central asia which is located in the campus of KIMEP institute which is the heart of Almaty.
  2. La Grenouille

    Address: Shevshenko 18 | (corner with Dostik), Almaty 0500000. Tel: +7 727 2912497

    It is the best french resturant in town.Here you will find a friendly atmosphere and tasty food.
  3. Arbat

    4.7 (112 Votes)


    Address: Zhybek-Zholy Street 104, Almaty, Kazakhstan

    The Arbat is one of the main markets of Almaty and famous pedestrian street. With many shops lined on both sides of this street, you will find many artists selling their works. This includes landscape paintings, various handmade artefacts and local specialities and souvenirs. Spread from Abylaikhan Avenue to Furmanov Street, the famous TSUM shop...Read more
  4. National Museum

    Address: Almaty Kazakhstan

    A blue roofed building which is just opposite to Presidential place. In order to reserve a English speaking guide you have to contact the museum head before time, Contact 264-55-77.For a English guide you will be charged 2000 whereas the Russian 600 tg.
  5. Medeu


    Address: Gornaya St 465, Almaty 050020, Kazakhstan

    Nestled amidst the wooded mountain valley, Medeu is a well-known outdoor skating rink which is noted for its fantastic location and for the Olympic-sized skating rink which is the highest in the world. The rink consists of 10, 500 square metres of ice and was regarded as one of the top speed racing rink right from the time it was opened. In the ...Read more
  6. Bread House Georgian Restaurant

    Address: 116 Dostyk Avenue (corner of Satpaev Street), Medeu District ...

    The specialty of this restaurant is khachapuri, chesse filled bread, eggplant nuts and styffed and the kabab. But the service in this resturant is very slow.And if you are looking for an Indian restaurant then you can go for Govindas.
  7. Presidential Palace


    Address: Republic Square, Almaty, Kazakhstan

    Presidential Palace is located in the Republic Square in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Republic Square , an important square in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is used for public events and major festivals.It was founded in 1980, when the government realized that the former square was too small to accommodate the growing population. It was the residence of the First ...Read more
  8. China Town

    Address: 500, Seifullin Ave., Almaty

     It is a very popular clean, generous eating joint.
  9. Sapphire

    4.3 (92 Votes)

    Hotel, Food And Drinks

    Address: Dostyk Avenue 32, Almaty, Kazakhstan

    An important factor when choosing a Grand Sapphire hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan is its ideal location. To remain in close distance to the city, tourists often prefer to stay in the Saphire. All the most important business, cultural, entertainment and administrative buildings, as well as museums, theatres, shops, cafes and restaurants, are near to...Read more