Top things to do in Atyrau

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Atyrau

Saraychik

One of the most important Golden Horde settlements, the medieval town of Saraychik lay along the caravan route to the Golden Horde capital of Sarai, on the Volga River. Its remains lie some 54km north of Aktau, 4km …
Museum in Atyrau

Atyrau Regional Museum

This regional museum is better than many, with well-laid-out displays on local fauna and prehistory, a particularly interesting section on Sarmat tribesmen, and rich archaeological finds from the Araltobe burial mou…
Gallery in Atyrau

Regional Art Museum

From petroglyphs and standing stones representing prehistoric regional art to contemporary works by up-and-coming artists, this excellent museum is well worth your time. Highlights include lithographs, artworks insp…
Ukrainian in Atyrau

Khutorok

Owners of this kitschy restaurant chose a Ukrainian peasant theme and decided to run with it a few miles. The decor may be a little OTT, all log cabin and farming implements, but the food is hearty and doesn't disap…
International in Atyrau

Cinzano Bar

A cross between a bordello and a nightclub, decor-wise – all crimson and mirrorballs – this is where Atyrau's trendy young things gather for sushi, steak, duck in cherry flambé and tasty salads. Some great craft bee…