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Medeu Alpine Sports Complex is located in picturesque canyon Ile Alatau on 1691 metres high above the sea level. The highest ice skating rink in the world. • Working schedule: whole year • Activities in winter: ice skating • Activities in summer...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gornaya St., 465 | Medeu Valley, Almaty, Kazakhstan
I was at the rink during the halloween party and it was very lively, but crowded. There was live music and lights for atmosphere.
Prices were good, but no skate hire on site so best hire in the city at the skate hire store. Most...More
The skii arena was beautiful and a must visit,even though we were there for a short while, it was well worth it, would surely want to go back.It is easily accessible and one can spend hours there.the overall atmosphere with lots of people skating and...More
Spend and make yourself a day to spend in Shymbulak and Medeu area. Perfect for December and January time to go for some ice skating. Very beautiful landscape around and good sleep from fresh air guaranteed!
One of the best places to visit in Almaty, Kazakhstan. In front of hotel Kazakhstan take bus no.12 that will bring you to Medeu skating rink. Youbcan walk there and you can go further up to Shymbulak ski resort. Yiu may take a minibus that...More
You need a good half day to make this trip but it is very worthwhile. We went on a tour with transport provided but a regular bus service goes directly there from the centre. Tourist information will tell you where to catch bus 12 from...More
A nice place within close proximity of Almaty. I visited during Aug so no ice in the ski resort. A nice place for a quiet afternoon. There is nothing much to do when it is not the season for skating and so a cable car...More
Re snow: it usually snows for the first time around November 15 but that first snow quickly melts away. It stays in the mountains though. More serious snow is in the second half of December, sometimes right before the New... More
Re snow: it usually snows for the first time around November 15 but that first snow quickly melts away. It stays in the mountains though. More serious snow is in the second half of December, sometimes right before the New Year.
Re shopping: you can find sometimes bargain prices after a long search, it's not worth it.