The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty

(4.2/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan by using our Almaty tourist route planner.
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  • Located near the Hyatt hotel and National Bank, this place has a unique atmosphere. The museum has historical and modern art pieces and paintings with a focus on Kazakh culture. Many people are intere...  more »
  • Peoples expecting everything with English language labels may not see the immense riches of this immense place. Best investment ever was paying 9000 tenge, a big premium on general admission, for a pe...  more »
  • A huge Museum with a bunch of works about socialist realism. Moreover, with the Eastern flavor, naturally. There's also a gallery where you can buy something (from a few hundred to 200 000000 dollars, including the work of the museum itself). Very cool
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