travelgrove Travel Guides

Alma-ata Map, Kazakhstan

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Alma-ata Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Alma-ata with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Alma-ata useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Alma-ata!

Alma-ata Travel Guide

As per the census of year 2003 the percentage of Kazakhs in the city of Alma - Ata was around 44 percent. Around 40 percent of the locals are of Russian origin, around 6 percent Uyghur, around 2 percent Tatar, around 2 percent Korean, around 1.5 percent Ukrainian, and over 0.5 percent Germans. This reflects that along with the real Kazakhs the city of Alma - Ata has people from many other neighboring countries. read more

Alma-ata History

The year 1854 was the time when the city witnessed another important event.  This was the strengthening of the Fort Verniy and this year saw the start of the construction of the Verniy Fort. The fort was nearing its completion in 1854. By 1855, a displaced Kazakh appeared in the Verniy. And after a year, Verniy started accepting peasants from Russia and the influx of migrants led to the construction of the sloboda.... read more

Alma-ata Sightseeing

One good place to check out is Kok Tobe which means green hill in the country. There is a popular recreation area in the Kok Tobe and there is a special aerial tramway that can transport the visitors to the area. A television tower of the city is also located on the hill and a number of recreation and amusement parks can be seen in the area as well. Some tourist's cafes and restaurants are present in the area and these... read more

Alma-ata Nightlife

The visitors can also check out the Obelisk of Independence on the square. The city can also offer the visitors and the tourists many fine museums such as the Museum of Kazakh National Instruments, Central State Museum and of course, the State Art Museum. The southern capital as the city is known in the country is also known as the cultural capital of the nation. So visitors can expect that most of the nightlife... read more

Things about Alma-ata you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
There are no up to date travel tips for Alma-ata, Kazakhstan
Be the first to post one.
Note: You may write a tip about any destination you like. This will help users who eventually plan on traveling there.


Members Who Have Been to Alma-ata

See who has been to Alma-ata and ask them a question (membership required)
ToolsBookmark and Share

Popular destinations

   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it