Best places in Almaty

Discover the best places in Almaty, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 1.7K places in the city.

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Viktor Tsoi monument
Cultural landmark
👍👍 A wonferful place in the alley of the street in the old part of Almaty. The statue of the famous Russian-speaking rock-singer and bard, Korean by kin, whose name was Victor Tsoy. His songs were sung by every single youngster in 1990-2000. His songs are often sung by contemporary singers nowadays. Di...
4.90 (1.2K reviews)
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Akademiya Gibkosti
👍👍 Хожу первый месяц, все очень нравится. Начиная с мобильного приложения, заканчивая карематами. Хожу на аэрострейчинг в основном, еще успела на хот стретчинге побыть, но фишка в том, что можно ходить на любые занятия и когда захочется. Очень удобное расписание. Занятия до 10часов ночи, очень удобно р...
5.00 (508 reviews)
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Kim Asar gorge
Hiking area
👍👍 Fantastic view. Summer or winter has each characters. Tracking courses are not difficult and one way takes 2 and half hours.
4.90 (862 reviews)
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Butakovskiy waterfall
Hiking area
👍👍 Easy to walk to even in winter... stunning frozen piece of nature
4.90 (856 reviews)
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Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen
City park
A 44-acre park commemorating WWII heroes with wooden cathedral & folk instrument museum buildings.
4.80 (12.5K reviews)
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Almaty Central Mosque
Huge mosque built in white marble, with gilded domes, ceramic calligraphy & a towering minaret.
4.80 (7.2K reviews)
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Ascension Cathedral
Russian Orthodox church
This wooden Ukrainian-baroque Russian Orthodox cathedral was consecrated in 1907.
4.80 (5.4K reviews)
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M. Lermontov State Academic Russian Drama Theather
Performing arts theater
👍👍 A theater with an interesting history, a good cast and a varied repertoire. Every time there are new discoveries in the acting.
4.80 (4.5K reviews)
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Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater
Opera house
👍👍 Very nice place in the centre of the city. No performances are there but the area around is impressive.
4.80 (2.7K reviews)
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Kok Zhailau
Hiking area
👍👍 Lots of trails in an alpine setting.
4.90 (664 reviews)
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Академия Гибкости
Fitness center
👍👍 A wonderful place, right from the doorstep to the music for training))) Very polite staff, excellent trainers. I would like to highlight Gauhar in particular! She is very smart, a professional in her field. Individual approach to each student. And rest assured that you won’t leave there without posi...
5.00 (371 reviews)
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👍👍 A very nice trail throughout the eastern side of the city! Very peaceful. (August 2022)
4.80 (2.2K reviews)
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Terrace at Medeu dam
Historical landmark
👍👍 Kind of hugely breathtaking view. Mountains, forest, deeeep space nearly to the dam. You have to go there.
4.90 (596 reviews)
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Abay Kunanbaiuly Monument
Historical landmark
👍👍 The monument gives homage to Abay Kunanbaiuly, the Kazakh poet of late 19th century. The monument is just where the Republic Palace is.
4.80 (1.5K reviews)
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St Nicholas Cathedral
Russian Orthodox church
👍👍 Situated in one of the many parks in Almaty, this venue is a fine example of Eastern Orthodoxy in a building. The exterior is exquisite in its features but the interior will take your breath away. I visited this location on a tour with the Almaty City Tours Company and their guide provided an excell...
4.80 (1.3K reviews)
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Monument Of Panfilov
Historical landmark
👍 This monument stands at the entrance to the area of Zenkov cathedral.
4.80 (1.2K reviews)
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Health resort
😐 Отдыхали в Ноябре 2022 года, комнаты стандарт за 18000тг в сутки. Из за стандарта думаю многое не потеряли, при заезде слышали претензии от клиентов люкса. Расположение санатория удобное, в центр города за 15 минут на автобусе или на такси. Здание старое, оборудование тоже, лечение стандартное как в...
4.80 (1.2K reviews)
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Akademiya Gibkosti
Fitness center
👍👍 Nice place
5.00 (305 reviews)
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Central Park
Amusement park
Large, historic hub with a lake, amusement park, sports facilities, cafes & boat rentals.
4.70 (32.1K reviews)
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Visitor center
Stalwart, year-round ice arena located 1,691 m. above sea level, popular for skating & hockey.
4.70 (20.4K reviews)
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