Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Almaty

Mukanov/Musrepov Memorial
Memorial representing the works of several of Kazakhstan's literary behemoths.
Oner
Selling mostly paintings and sculptures, Oner also deals in antique furniture and silver. A real treasure trove.
Oyu
Soviet and contemporary art line the walls of this quiet gallery.
Azat Akimbek Gallery
A stunning collection of art and antiques lie in this gallery, covering years of history.
Arvest
Modern art, sculpture, ceramics and beautiful traditional jewellery.
Museum of Instruments
Ask for a demonstration of how these beautifully crafted instruments are played, and listen in wonder.
Kazakh State Philharmonic
The Philharmonic is home to Almaty's symphony orchestra and puts on classical concerts as well as a variety of other musical performances.
Int’l Jazz Fest
High calibre, traditional jazz is on the cards at this festival.
Kunaev House Museum
A museum to the memory of one of Kazakhstan's most beloved politicians.
Central State Museum
Museum covering the archaeology geology natural history and ethnography of Kazakhstan. A must-see.
Ascension Cathedral
Located in the middle of Almaty's Panfilov Park Ascension Cathedral is a vastly impressive building that you simply must see. Be sure to pack your camera.
Abay Opera House
Come to see well-known and local ballets and operas in the beautiful classical Soviet building with its air of faded grandeur.

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