Top things to do in Uralsk

Museum in Uralsk

House-Museum of Yemelyan Pugachev

This log cabin was owned by the father of the Kazakh bride who married Cossack rebel Yemelyan Pugachev during his short stint in the city. One room shows off some personal effects, as well as coins of 'Tsar Peter II…
Ukrainian in Uralsk


Views of the Chagan River complement a hearty menu of Ukrainian dishes - large bowls of borsch, vareniki (dumplings) stuffed with cherries, draniki (potato pancakes), grilled meats and pickled everything. Kitschy an…
International in Uralsk

Zolotoy Vek

This basement restaurant is a bit of a catch-all crowd-pleaser: the extensive menu offers dozens of salads, grilled meats and pizzas. We can vouch for their excellent shashlyk.
Museum in Uralsk

House-Museum of Manshuk Mametova

This museum chronicles the life of Hero of the Soviet Union Manshuk Mametova, who lived here with her adoptive parents between 1932 and 1934. Her father, a doctor, was shot in 1938 as part of the Stalinist repressio…
Memorial in Uralsk

WWII War Memorial

This particularly striking WWII memorial comprises a wall, with the faces of various Heroes of the Soviet Union, including Uralsk's most famous daughter, machine-gunner Manshuk Mametova, depicted in relief. In front…