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Shymkent 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 Shymkent 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 Shymkent 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 Shymkent useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Shymkent!

Shymkent Nightlife

Eating out is very cheap, except for Japanese and Chinese dishes.  Caviar is also very cheap (1 kilo for $300 US), but you are not allowed to take it out of the country or mail it.  Many of the restaurants do not offer English menus, so speaking Russian is a plus.  read more

Shymkent Travel Guide

There are several places of interest to visit, such as the Afgan War Memorial, Regional Studies and History Museum, and the Museum of Repression. Al-Farabi Square is also a great place to do a little shopping. The Aksu-Jabagly National Park is also here, which should be an essential place for any visitor. read more

Shymkent History

Shymkent is still a very industrial city, with lead mines and a medium sized oil refinery.  However, problems within the government have led to Kazakhstan, along with Kyrgyzstan and Belarus, signing an economic pact with Russia in 1996. In 1999, as Kazakhstan's economy grew steadily worse.  The Kazakhstan government agreed to sell some of its shares in the Tengiz oil field.  In Sept., 2003, Kazakhstan, Russia,... read more

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