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Good monument and sculptures

The independence monument is a huge white column, which is topped by the Golden Man (seen in the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Andrew M
Photogenic area

A lot of superb photo opportunities in this square surrounded by a mosque, museums, palaces and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
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prospekt Tayelsizdik, Astana, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The independence monument is a huge white column, which is topped by the Golden Man (seen in the nearby history museum), who stands on a snow leopard. At the base of the monument, are a few reliefs related to local culture. Behind the monument, is...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 August 2018

A lot of superb photo opportunities in this square surrounded by a mosque, museums, palaces and monuments.

Thank harriontheroad
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Vast open area ..better to visit in evening so that not to get burnt out in sun during summer.got lot of sit outside to relax.good place to sit and relax with family after visit to hazard mosque.

Thank travelocki
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the largest square I've ever been to. The center monument is impressive. It is so big that it actually took us 10 minutes just to reach the crosslane of the 12 lanes boulevard in order to reach the Palace...More

Thank Razvan_RGR
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The exact use of this building is not clear, but it has a remarkable architecture. Smooth escalators bring you to a quite large painting exhibition. The works are modern, and very locally inspired. I found several of them really stunning. Photography seems to be allowed....More

Thank nicolasj
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a fantastic square!! So many amazing buildings in one place. You will come home with 30 (almost identical) pictures of this place.

Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I only wish more people would be seen here. Grossly under populated city. Windy place as it is exposed. No plaques in english to inform tourists,.

Thank scotdoc2015
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Palace of Independence is a building just opposite the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation. Opened in 2008, it was the idea of the President and its modern style is another example of the contemporary and sometimes futuristic aesthetic of architecture in Astana. It has...More

Thank hoosainnarker
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Located on the east side of the city, this attractions is located close to the pyramid ( in front of it) , the mosque ( on the north side) and the National Museum ( on the south side).

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not really worth visiting. Nothing special, just a building. they use it mostly for conferences, the interior of the building is uninspiring.

Thank aizhan
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