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First President's Park, Almaty
(4.3/5 based on 180 reviews on the web)
Relax and enjoy the large fountain at First President's Park, a 73 hectare (180 acre) arboretum set against a backdrop of spectacular mountains. Opened in 2013, the park features an elegant turquoise-domed observation deck and a curved colonnade with a marble arch commemorating the country's independence. Meanwhile, an elaborate fountain with light and music shoots water up to 30 m (98 ft). Paved lanes, flower beds, birch and fir trees, and numerous benches create an easy atmosphere for a stroll. Take some water with you as there are no shops in the park. To visit First President's Park and get the most from your holiday in Almaty, create itinerary details personal to you using our Almaty vacation route planner.
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  • Large park located outside the village. Especially the entrance is Grand, the rest of the park is pretty standard but clean and quiet.
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  • Was taken by surprise with First President's Park. It is HUGE and even at the end of the summer, quite green and lush. The colonnaded entry is spectacular as is the fountain upon entry. Behind that is...  more »
  • I spent an hour here it truly is wonderful. The history of the (ex) soviet region is filled with these kind of parks. But do visit. 
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  • Very beautiful and nice park , huge area good for children's
  • nice park, fresh air by the river. many happenings close to the closing time.
  • Open and fresh air. No bicycle allowed!
  • Awesome Cool Calm and Beautiful place.
  • Good place to walk around with your family. Fresh air