Availability: January-December, daily (except Mondays) at 10:00 or 14:00
After meeting the guide at your hotel, your will start the tour with a visiting of Almaty Museum, one of the modern and interesting museums, equipped with multimedia tools, which will captivate you with rich museum collections, a variety of ancient exhibits, allowing to study in a short time the history of the region since the Great Silk Road. After the museum, you will continue the tour and will have a short stop for the detailed acquaintance with architecture and history of Abai Opera an Ballet Theatre.
Then you will visit one of the oldest of Almaty parks - Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen, where one of the most beautiful wooden building in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. In the park you will also see the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, listen to the stories of the guide and admire the beauty of the Museum of Musical Instruments.
Next point of interest is a popular place for townspeople - the Green Bazaar, where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. It is the great chance to experience an atmosphere of the real eastern market, its colors, smells and crowds. There you can obtain famous oriental sweets, dried fruits, buy local products and souvenirs, but don't forget to bargain. In the market they accept cash in tenge (local currency), so it would be good to have some with you or there is an exchange point just nearby to the market area.