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Reviewed 6 October 2019

Impressive monument situated uphill in Almaty, but a rewarding visit. The monument is surrounded by historical moments in Kazakhstan’s past, and notable figures. To get a good picture of the whole site you need to cross a busy road, so take care when doing so.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Firoz U
Reviewed 17 March 2019

The open square centers on a column topped by the Golden Man standing on a snow leopard. Other statues of local significance surround it. Government buildings abut the square.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Republic Square is a must visit if you are in Almaty. It is an important place in the short history of independent Kazakhstan, as it was in this Square that the riots took place against Soviet rule, which eventually led to the Soviets granting Kazakhstan...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The Soviet architecture, nice fountains with benches in the shade and the Independence monument are worth a look, but not very exciting. The coffee shop was permanently closed, and there were no facilities in the near distance.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This large sqaure hosts a lot of soviet style monuments, buildings and sculptures. You can walk around and see some of them according to your preference. From the square when the weather is good there is also a magnificent view on the mountains.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This square takes you back in time...former presidential palace with presidential residence takes you back to Soviet era...National museum is also very close

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Another place to witness old architectures of the former Soviet Union. If you are not lazy to walk around you will also see the presidential residence and the national museum nearby.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Glens613
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We managed to see fireworks while walking through this place. After asking around, we realized that the fireworks were set off due to the 1000th anniversary of the city. The scene was beautiful, with all the historic buildings in the foreground and the fireworks at...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Chun Yin L
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Full ensemble of buildings, including parliament, get a real dose of Kazkahstan and Kazakh SSR history. The architecture is from the 1970s and you kind of feel taken back into time to that era, except for the advertisements. You see the 2 apartment buildings across...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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