Almaty, Kazakhstan

Places to visit

Abai’s Theater

Address: 110 Kabanbai Batyr Street, corner of Panfilov Street, Almaty
Phone:  +7(727) 272 7934
+7(727) 2722042
Timings: shows are held several times during the week, depending on the season. Call in advance to find out the show timings, or visit to view the complete schedule on display
Tickets: depends on nature and duration of performance. Generally inexpensive

The National State Opera and Ballet Theater, named after the popular Kazakh poet and philosopher Abai/Abay Ibrahim Kunanbeyli.
Shows in Russian and Kazakh are frequently hosted at this majestic theater, and intellectuals gather around after every performance for discussing the strong and weak points of the show. The standard of the shows is none less than any international performance – if you get an opportunity to attend an opera or ballet here, do not miss it!


More Places to visit
Academy of Sciences
Almaty City History Museum & Museum of Repression
Alpine Park on the Road to Chimbulak
Arasan Baths
Central Gorky Park
Central Mosque Almaty
Central State Museum
Chimbulak/Shymbulak Ski Resort
Karasay Batyr Garden
Kazakh Circus
Kok-tobe/Koktyube Recreational Area
Medeu Dam
Medeu Ice Skating Rink
Military History Museum
Museum of Books
Museum of National Musical Instruments
Nature Museum
Other informations
Panfilov Park
Republic Square
Russian Drama Theater
Sairan Lake/Big Almaty Lake
Soccer Stadium
The Trail to the Medeu Ice Skating Rink
What to do with kids in tow?
Zhibek Zholy Walking Area