Category: Sights

  •   July 17, 2020

Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome: The ultimate bucket-list experience

It was the year 1961. Moments before Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel into space, he was at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. ...

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  •   July 15, 2020

Check out this valley of giant balls in Torysh

What on earth are these giant ball-like rocks? Well, it depends on whom you ask.

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  •   July 11, 2020

Planning a road trip in Kazakhstan? Read this first.

Driving in Kazakhstan is for the intrepid traveller who revels in the freedom of charting his own course in a journey filled with surprises.

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  •   July 3, 2020

Your guide to riding the metro in Almaty

While much of Kazakhstan runs on buses, Almaty, its former capital, boasts the country’s first metropolitan rapid transit system. Here are some quick facts ...

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  •   June 30, 2020

Why you should visit Kazakhstan’s Charyn Canyon

The Charyn Canyon, touted as Kazakhstan’s answer to the Grand Canyon, might be a scaled-down version of the real deal. But the 80km-long natural wonder ...

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  •   June 22, 2020

5 things to know about Shymkent, third largest city in Kazakhstan

How much do you know about Shymkent, the third largest city in Kazakhstan? It may be the third-most populous place in Kazakhstan, but the city still has ...

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