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Turkish in Aktobe

Taksim

This cheerful place serves tasty Turkish pizza, kebabs, grilled meats and salads, and also dabbles in sushi. Good coffee and imaginative cocktails round off the extensive menu.
Museum in Aktobe

Aliya Museum

Dedicated to Aktobe's most famous daughter, this museum pays tribute to Hero of the Soviet Union Aliya Moldagulova, a sniper who died in battle in 1943, aged 19, having taken out 91 German fighters. There are some p…
Museum in Aktobe

Aktobe Regional Museum

Housed inside a Tsarist-era building, this regional museum focuses on natural history, including the meteorite craters in the region, and the locally found remains of a hornless rhino – the largest land mammal to wa…