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Soviet-era skyscraper.

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Nearby Almaty attractions

1. Kök-Töbe Cable Car

0.21 MILES

This smooth, gleaming cable car runs from beside the Palace of the Republic up to Kök-Töbe hill on the southeast edge of Almaty, taking six minutes to…

3. Central State Museum

0.71 MILES

Almaty’s best museum takes you through Kazakhstan’s history from Bronze Age burials and nomadic culture to WWII sacrifices, telecommunications and the…

4. Independence Monument

0.74 MILES

This stone column is surmounted with a replica Golden Man standing on a winged snow leopard. Around its base are statues of a Kazakh family; behind is a…

5. Respublika Alany

0.74 MILES

This broad, Soviet-created ceremonial square provides a panoramic view of the snowcapped mountains on a clear morning and is surrounded by several…

6. Maslikhat

0.83 MILES

Neoclassical-style City Council building.

8. Dawn of Freedom Monument

0.89 MILES

This striking monument honours those killed and injured on Respublika alany on 17 December 1986 during the Zheltoksan (December) protests, the first…