Big Almaty Lake is located 28.5km south of Almaty.
The Charyn Canyon is located in the Charyn National Park.
Almaty Zoo is situated to the eastern side of the city in the large park area.
The Monument of Independence is located on Republic Square, one of Almaty’s main squares.
Most of the displays in the museum are in Russian.
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”.