Attractions

Top Choice Park in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Levoberezhny Park

This large park on the south bank of the Irtysh contains several interesting exhibits and is well worth a couple of hours of your time. Moving west from the entrance through still-growing botanical gardens you reach…
Museum in Ust-Kamenogorsk

History Museum

The good History Museum has a natural history section with stuffed regional wildlife, including a snow leopard and a giant maral deer, and human history exhibits that reveal the huge number of ancient burial mounds …
Museum in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Historic Houses

In the northern part of Park Zhastar, you can check out a number of historic log cabins, furnished and decorated in period style: early twentieth century Kazakh, Belorussian and Tatar dwellings, an engaging ye olde …
Viewpoint in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Strelka

A pedestrian/cyclist promenade runs to the Strelka (Arrow), the point of land where the Irtysh and Ulba meet, marked by a large Heroes of the Soviet Union memorial.
Museum in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Ethnography Museum Korpus No 2

This branch of the ethnography museum is devoted to the many different ethnic groups in the region, with traditional embroidery, birch-bark craft and more.
Museum in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Ethnography Museum Korpus No 1

The Ethnography Museum is in two buildings facing opposite corners of Park Zhastar. This branch exhibits the traditional culture of the Kazakhs of east Kazakhstan region, with a plethora of household objects devoted…
Park in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Park Zhastar

The pretty, beautifully maintained central park makes for a pleasant stroll, and several of Ust-Kamenogorsk’s oldest buildings and some worthwhile museums are clustered around it.
Monument in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Afghan War Monument

This poignant memorial is inscribed with a poem, dedicated to the mothers of soldiers who never returned from Afghanistan.