With the full name of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the 9th largest country in the world, Kazakhstan is a country rich in natural resources. Kazakhstan, which is intertwined with many cultures due to its location, is one of the countries that should be seen with its development.
|Capital of Kazakhstan||Astana|
|Local Time||GMT+5 , GMT+6|
|Type of Socket||C, F 220V|
|Annual Average Temperature||11°C|
Kazakhstan is a bilingual country. Kazakh is the official language of the country and the majority of the population speaks it. Russian is the second language; it is mostly used in government and trade and is known to the whole population.
Astana, the capital and second largest city of Kazakhstan, is also known as Nur-Sultan.
Kazakhstan does not have a sea shore and the weather is usually cold. The average annual temperature is 11 degrees.
The vegetation of Kazakhstan is desert and steppe.
Kazakhstan extends from Eastern Europe to Central Asia. Its neighbours to Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and China. The country also has a coast to the Caspian Sea and Aral Sea.
If you want to go to Kazakhstan and discover the wonderful country, you can arrange flights directly from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Almaty International Airport and start your holiday.
Transportation in the major cities of Kazakhstan is easy and convenient. In Almaty you can travel around the city using one of the metro, bus or taxi options. You can also visit the city with the minibuses called matryoshka. However, buses are not available after 10 pm. In the capital city of Astana, you can reach all parts of the city by buses called Saparzhai. Or you can rent a car through Pegasus and travel as you wish.
You can get to the city center by buses 79, 86, 92 or 106 from Almaty Airport, which is the largest airport in Kazakhstan and approximately 15 minutes away from the city center. Or you can go to the city center by taxi waiting in front of the airport.
Almaty, one of the most popular cities of Kazakhstan, is located on the historical Silk Road, and the capital Astana has a very attractive structure. When you’re in Kazakhstan, here’s what you should see.
If you are interested in ancient art and history, this museum is for you. An important figure of the golden man is also included in the State Central Museum also exhibits artifacts from the Bronze Age.
If you want to add natural beauty to your holiday, you should definitely go to the Big Almaty Lake. The lake turns into different shades of blue depending on the light in all seasons.
If you want to discover local music and want to study local musical instruments, Kazakh Museum of Folk Musical Instruments is for you. By going to this museum, you can make your holiday more beautiful with musical instruments and learn about the region.
Zenkov Cathedral, one of the most magnificent buildings in Almaty, is the second longest wooden structure in the world. This building is also known as the Ascension Cathedral.
With a height of 77 meters Palace of Peace and Reconciliation is one of the must-see places in Kazakhstan. In this structure which has an extraordinary architecture, arrangements such as concerts, theater and seminars are made.
This house, where Fyodor Dostoyevsky, one of the most important names in Russian Literature, lived between 1857-1859, is a must-see for literature enthusiasts.
Bayterek Tower, which is the symbol of Astana, is actually a observation tower. From the unique Bayterek Tower, you can also watch the magnificent city of Astana from a hill.
Kazakhstan offers many accommodation options. In Almaty you can stay in the hotels in the city center or in the airport area. Or you can stay at hotels in the Medeu area and be surrounded by nature and enjoy your holiday. In the capital city of Astana, if you want to be close to the city center, you can go to Nurzhol Boulevard and choose one of the most suitable hotels for your budget.
Kazakhstan's cuisine combines with Central Asian Turkish culture and has a rich culinary culture. If you go to Kazakhstan, these are the flavors to try.
It is possible to buy beautiful souvenirs on your way back from Kazakhstan. You can take Kazakh dolls with traditional costumes or you can buy Dombra themed items which are Kazakhstan's local musical instruments. Or you can buy silver and gold souvenirs if you wish.
In Kazakhstan you can find the nightlife that suits your needs. Especially the music places in Almaty will meet your expectations. If you like 80-90s music; in Almaty you will definitely find suitable places for yourself. In addition to these venues, techno music lovers are also beautiful and suitable for all budgets.
Kazakhstan does not apply visas for many nationalities for up to 30 days, but if they want to stay for more than 5 days in Kazakhstan, they have to register with the immigration police within 5 days. Check for your nationality here.
You can learn the details of the Kazakhstan visa application process from the "Kazakhstan Visa Guide" article.
What are the emergency numbers in Kazakhstan?
Fire Department: 03
Is there a Turkish representative in Kazakhstan? Where?
EMBASSY in ASTANA
Address: Taşenova Cad. No:3 Blok A ASTANA
EMBASSY in ALMATY
Address: Tole Bi 29, 48100 ALMATI
Nu: +77019216280 / 0077272784165
CONSULATE GENERAL of AKTAU
Address: 15. Microdistrict Samal No:56 130000 AKTAU
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