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Almaty Central Park

Ggogol Street, Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Ranked #14 of 114 Attractions in Almaty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Parks
23 visitor photos
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great park for families with gardens, miniature railway, pony rides, horse & carriage rides, boating lake, outdoor swimming pools, amusement park etc.

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Athens, Greece
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Lots of Kazakh couples take wedding photos there.really interesting and fun to watch. Very green, even with book borrowing corners.

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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I was meeting with some friends in Almaty and they suggested we head to Gorky park, another name for this park.. It is quite a big park with fun fare type attractions for kids. Great to walk around and spend a relaxing evening here.. There was a free concert taking place here which was amazing!

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Detroit, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Our group loved this place. The grounds are just beautiful and very nicely kept up too. The kids loved to run and literally smell the flowers. Visiting here was a highlight of our 2 month trip to Almaty. We spent many happy hours here.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Big park with a luna park and a few cafe/restaurants. Lovely to chill out on a hot day especially at the side of the big lake in the middle of it

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Arlington, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I've been to Almaty over 30x and was pleasantly surprised the first time I went to this park. It's a good place to go to walk around and is a very good size and the entrance fee converted to ~30 cents USD. You can grab lunch w/outside seating in the center of the park by the lake. Good 2-3 hour... More

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Gladstone, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I liked this park even though each time I went there it was either snowing or had just snowed. In winter it is amazing and very beautiful. If you have ice skates, they clear a section of the lake for skating as soon as the ice is safe. The amusement park was not operating while I visited, but it was... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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91 reviews 91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

when we walk down the park we were like in the time tunnel. Timing was in the 30-40 years ago at the cold war age. Pretty quiet very huge trees and everywhere was green.100's tones of green. City is incredible green too, image the park then. Statues and sculptures are becaming communist regime.Very vintage experience, park and city eighter.

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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131 reviews 131 reviews
44 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We spent almost an entire day in Gorky Park on a family vacation to Almaty. Once there the park is easy to navigate and has a variety of attractions for everyone. The crowds were small when we went on a weekday. Rides didn't have much of a wait and food/drink options were plentiful. Overall a positive experience and I would... More

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Kazan, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Most of its area looks like a forest, could be good as plenty of trees make the air fresh, valuable for Almaty. Good looking ponds, but dirty and plenty of litter on pavements as some locals don't really care of it. Amusement park is ok, not up to European standards- old soviet style, but feels rather welcome anyway.

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