After meeting with your guide at the central entrance to Astana Interhotel, no later than 10 minutes before the start of the excursion, you will begin your acquaintance with the wonderful city of Almaty from its sports center, where the Central Stadium and the Sports Palace named after Baluan Sholak are located. Further along the route you will see the Mukhtar Auezov Kazakh Drama Theater and the Kazakh State Circus.
Reaching one of the stations of the Almaty Metro, you will go down underground to a depth of 30 meters to take a ride in a modern subway car to the Abay station. Coming out of the subway, you will fall into the heart of the so-called "Golden Square", with its cozy squares and streets, dozens of restaurants and many interesting places. During a leisurely walk through the central streets of the city, you will hear a fascinating story of the guide about the history and development of Almaty, as well as about the sights that you will meet on the route.
Almaty Metro was opened on December 1, 2011. For 2019, it can be considered the newest in the former USSR, and the best artists and architects worked on the stations. In the subway Almaty, modern quiet trains with a soft speed.
Further, having become acquainted with the history and architecture of the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abai, you will be taken to the Panfilov pedestrian street with numerous cafes and souvenir shops, which street musicians and artists have chosen. Then the tour will continue in the Park. 28 Panfilov Guardsmen. This park is one of the oldest in Almaty, where perhaps the most photographed building in the city is the Holy Ascension Cathedral, as well as the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Fire, dedicated to the memory of fighters who died for the freedom and independence of the country.
The tour ends in the park, but you can continue your walk under the canopy of park trees or visit places and sights that interest you.