Modern Astana

Modern Astana - is a planned city. It is home to many futuristic buildings, hotels and skyscrapers.The master plan of Astana was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa.
Astana
Astana
The capital city of Kazakhstan. It is located on the Ishim River in the north portion of Kazakhstan, within the Akmola...The capital city of Kazakhstan. It is located on the Ishim River in the north portion of Kazakhstan,...The capital city of Kazakhstan. It is located on the Ishim River in the north...
View of the governmental headquarters
View of the governmental headquarters
KazMunayGas (KMG) - is the state-owned oil and gas company of Kazakhstan.
KazMunayGas (KMG) - is the state-owned oil and gas company of Kazakhstan.
Nurzhol Boulevard
Nurzhol Boulevard
The national boulevard of Kazakhstan, a pedestrian area in the new business and administrative centre on the left bank...The national boulevard of Kazakhstan, a pedestrian area in the new business and administrative...The national boulevard of Kazakhstan, a pedestrian area in the new business and...
Boulevard Nurjol. View towards Khan-Shatyr
Boulevard Nurjol. View towards Khan-Shatyr
Both Nurzhol Boulevard and the layout of the city were designed by renowned architect Kisho Kurokawa. The boulevard runs...Both Nurzhol Boulevard and the layout of the city were designed by renowned architect Kisho...Both Nurzhol Boulevard and the layout of the city were designed by renowned...
Administration of the President and the House of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Administration of the President and the House of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Bayterek Tower -  is a monument and observation tower in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Bayterek Tower - is a monument and observation tower in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan.
A tourist attraction popular with foreign visitors and native Kazakhs alike, it is emblematic of the city, which became...A tourist attraction popular with foreign visitors and native Kazakhs alike, it is emblematic of the...A tourist attraction popular with foreign visitors and native Kazakhs alike, it...
Bayterek Tower at sunset
Bayterek Tower at sunset
The observation deck is 97 m above ground level, corresponding to 1997, the year that Astana became the nation's...The observation deck is 97 m above ground level, corresponding to 1997, the year that Astana became...The observation deck is 97 m above ground level, corresponding to 1997, the year...
Crossroads st. Akmeshit and st. Kunaev
Crossroads st. Akmeshit and st. Kunaev
Astana in winter
Astana in winter
The Central Concert Hall
The Central Concert Hall
A center for performing arts in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. It was designed by Italian architect Manfredi...A center for performing arts in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. It was designed by Italian...A center for performing arts in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. It was...
The residential complex of Grand Alatau
The residential complex of Grand Alatau
Built in the historical center of Astana near a huge forest-park zone, and from its windows a panorama of modern history...Built in the historical center of Astana near a huge forest-park zone, and from its windows a...Built in the historical center of Astana near a huge forest-park zone, and from...
The river embankment Ishim
The river embankment Ishim
Separating the old city from the new one, represents the unity of the past and the future, the right-bank and left-bank...Separating the old city from the new one, represents the unity of the past and the future, the...Separating the old city from the new one, represents the unity of the past and...
Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation (Nazarbayev Center)
Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation (Nazarbayev Center)
The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
Also translated as the Pyramid of Peace and Accord, is a 77 m high building in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. The...Also translated as the Pyramid of Peace and Accord, is a 77 m high building in Astana, the capital...Also translated as the Pyramid of Peace and Accord, is a 77 m high building in...
Kazakh National University of Arts (KazNUA)
Kazakh National University of Arts (KazNUA)
A higher educational institution of Kazakhstan, located in Astana.A higher educational institution of Kazakhstan, located in Astana.A higher educational institution of Kazakhstan, located in Astana.
The Hazret Sultan Mosque
The Hazret Sultan Mosque
The second largest mosque in Central Asia after Turkmenbasy Ruhy Mosque, located in the city of Astana, the capital of...The second largest mosque in Central Asia after Turkmenbasy Ruhy Mosque, located in the city of...The second largest mosque in Central Asia after Turkmenbasy Ruhy Mosque, located...
Mosque named "Hazret Sultan"- which means "Holy Sultan".
Mosque named "Hazret Sultan"- which means "Holy Sultan".
Hazret Sultan Mosque was opened on July 6, 2012.Hazret Sultan Mosque was opened on July 6, 2012.Hazret Sultan Mosque was opened on July 6, 2012.
Nurzhol Boulevard
Nurzhol Boulevard
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