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Weather today

Light Snow
max. -11 °C
min. -26 °C

Wind: 7 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 1,6 mm
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Data updated at 11:21 (local time)
At that time, the weather was:
Snow -15 °C / Snow

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When to go to Astana? (Kazakhstan)

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What to do in Astana : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

AstanaCapital of Kazakhstan, Astana is a beautiful city with a vanguard architecture and develops from year to year its tourism potential and its capacity. It has a little less than one million inhabitants, and is located in the heart of the steppe country. Built with modern architecture influenced by many styles and implemented by renowned architects, there are many green spaces there, and there are few traces of the pre-Soviet period, although several sites in the city are particularly striking. The northern part of the city is the old center, while in the south are grouped administrative and cultural buildings, the university and residential areas. You will discover among others the "White House", which is the presidential palace, flanked by his two conical towers; Bayterek tower atop the egg-shaped palm where the President has left its mark on a metal plate; the large pedestrian boulevard with trees and decorated with fountains and sculptures, with its bridge at three levels; Duman center bringing together diverse and varied places of entertainment, including the Oceanarium with sharks; Nour-Astana Mosque; the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, religious building pyramid 62 meters high; the covered market; Cathedral ; the Kazakhstan Central Concert Hall with bold architecture, evoking the petals of a flower hatching; Khan Shatyr and 150 meters high, including mast, recalling the traditional yurts and home to golf and wave pool, tropical space and commercial center. Stroll also on the banks of the Ishim River, popular with city residents, including one bank receives a beautiful park. To move around the capital, buses and trolley buses are very convenient, but you can also easily find a taxi or rent a car.

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