Almaty Zoo is situated to the eastern side of the city in the large park area.
The Charyn Canyon is located in the Charyn National Park.
Big Almaty Lake is located 28.5km south of Almaty.
Gorky Park is a good recreational space for both walking and entertaining the children.
Panfilov Park is located in central-east Almaty in the area surrounding Zenkov Cathedral.
The park is the home of the annual music festival called ”Almaty – my first love”.
The park was opened in 1996 and is an area located on the northern slopes of Zailiysky Alatau.