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Walking Almaty

#1 of 107 Tours in Almaty
Almaty, Kazakhstan
About Walking Almaty
Take a fun and affordable tour with Almaty expert and professional guide Dennis Keen. Originally from California, Dennis is the founder of Walking Almaty, an online guide to the urban landscape of Kazakhstan's "southern capital." Walking Almaty now offers sightseeing tours, food tours, and guided walks that will take you off the beaten path destinations, like Almaty's charming Cossack villages or its fascinating Stalinist quarter. Almaty can be confusing at first, but Walking Almaty can show you a side of the city you'll never forget.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dennis is very friendly and knowledgeable. Gives you a feel of what Almaty and the country is like, and tips on what to do, where to start, etc. Tour was 2 hour long, ended with the view of Tian Shan which was spectacular (lucky it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank candypurin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Golden Quarter and the Green Bazaar walking tours with Dennis & they were both perfect for introducing us to the city & its edible wonders. Dennis is an extremely knowledgeable guide capable of answering just about any question about Almaty or...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank raguckaite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dennis is great tour guide for walking Almaty. We did a Malaya Stanitsa tour which is the original Cossack village of Almaty from the 1850’s. We got a local bus there and met lots of locals and saw the Cultural Centre, Orthodox Church, bazaar and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

As others have said, a tour with Dennis is a must and for us it was the best way to start our time in Almaty. We did the golden quarter tour and Dennis’ knowledge gave us a great background with which to explore more of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Zahra J
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I did the Green Bazaar tour with Dennis and it was fantastic. Dennis has a wealth of knowledge not only about the market but Almaty in general. He took us for lunch to a place under the Bazaar that we would never...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

If you want a more in depth understanding of Almaty and its history and, to an extent, Kazakhstan history, a walking tour with Dennis is a must. He is very knowledgeable about the architecture, its history and significance especially in the broader context of Kazakhstan...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank viviantzhang
Reviewed June 1, 2019

We had a great couple of hours with Dennis. The tour through the market was interesting, fun and tasty (good samples on offer!). Dennis was happy to answer our many questions, and clearly had a good reputation and rapport with the sellers. The lunch part...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank njb1234
Reviewed May 20, 2019

I was very pleased to do 2 walking tours with Dennis in May 2019. The Golden Quarter and Malaya Stanitsa. He is very professional, knowledgable and friendly. I would highly recommend him and his tours. He loves his adopted home and it shows. You may...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ousileng
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We did a tour through the Golden Quarter with Dennis. He took a lot of time for us and shared a lot of interesting and helpful information about Almaty with us. The duration of the tour was very comfortable. We enjoyed it very much. Dennis...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SarahBoogie
Reviewed May 18, 2019

I Iearned lots of things about the architecture and history of the Golden Quarter of Almaty and Kazakhstan and saw details such as interesting fountains and statues which I hadn't seen before. This was all imparted in an enjoyable manner for two hours which went...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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May 21, 2017|
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Response from Ridzeniece | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact Dennis. His contact info on he website- walkingalmaty. com
Trish N
September 5, 2015|
Response from DennisKeen | Property representative |
Hi Trish! Just discovered this question-and-answer function on TripAdvisor and wanted to make sure people know how to reach me. I'm glad you wrote me through my website, WalkingAlmaty, and we had a great tour! Hope all is... More