About Astana


Let's have a look around into background of Astana
  • Country: Kazakhstan
  • Latitude: 51.1667
  • Longitude: 71.4333
  • Time zone: Alma-Ata Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +6 hours

Weather in Astana

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to November

Location

Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan. Astana has a total population of 1,006,574 (2017 Census). The city is situated on the banks of Ishim River. It is also the second largest of Kazakhstan.

Distance from Astana center to Airport

Astana International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 11 miles / 18 km

Driving Time: 20 Minutes

Languages: Russian

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Astana International Airport
  • Rail: Kazakhstan Railways
  • Road: Bus Rapid Transit

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 – 2 $
  • Housekeeper: 25 – 50 cents
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Aktas,
  • Abay,
  • Bestobe

Emergency Contact Numbers in Astana city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 101/102/103
  • Railway: +7 7172 93 01 13 (Kazakhstan Railways)
  • Airport: +7 7172 70 2999 (Astana International Airport)
  • Hospital: +7 701 312 4785 (Presidential Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Astana

  • Astana Expo
  • Astana Action Film Festival
  • International festival of Classical Music

Tourist Attractions

  • Bayterek Tower
  • Palace of Peace and Reconciliation
  • Squat Palace of Independence

Theatre & Concerts

  • Astana Opera
  • Kazakh Drama Theatre
  • Zhastar Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Astana

  • Line Brew Astana
  • Pane & Vino
  • Restaurant The Kitchen

Top Shopping Centers in Astana

  • Sine Tempore
  • Ajar Center Astana Mall
  • Astana Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of Kazakhstan
  • Has Sanat
  • Hilton Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pizza - Focaccia
  • Pasta - Rafe
  • Kazakh Wine - Saksaul

Sports Club

  • FC Astana – Football
  • Barys Astana – Ice Hockey
  • BC Astana - Basketball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 364 ?
  • Taxi: 500 ? (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 156,250 ?
  • Cheap meal: 2500 ?
  • Gasoline: 136 ? / litre
  • 3 course meal: 10000 ?
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