The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty

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At The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, explore a rich collection of paintings, sculptures, graphics, and applied arts made by Kazak, Soviet, and European artists. Founded in 1976 to house the Kazakh state gallery and a museum of decorative art, the institution was renamed in the 1980s in honor of the country's first professional artist, Abylkhan Kasteyev. Today, the museum boasts over 23,000 pieces of Western European, Russian, and East Asian art. See contemporary Kazakh works, old Russian icons, paintings and drawings by 16th-century Flemish and Dutch artists, as well as tapestries, jewelry, and leather. Make The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan a centerpiece of your Almaty vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Almaty day trip website .
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  • I liked this place. A lot of art from old time and new.. Really recommend to walk around there.. Time did fly by..  more »
  • The Museum is worth a visit! An architecturally interesting building, works well from the inside. I recommend at least 2 hours for your visit to plan.
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  • Been several times in this museum collegiately. Strikes a great many works of the old masters of painting. In the lobby often pass (were) private exhibitions. Tip for those who want to silence, distract from vanity, watching the beauties-visit! The Museum is one of the richest in the former Union of not only, but also in the world.
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