Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayterek

Baiterek is one of the main symbols of Astana. It is meant to embody a fairytale about a magic tree and the bird of happiness. The bird, named Samruk, kept her golden eggs on the top of the magic tree.

 

http://www.hg2astana.com/sights/monument/---baiterek-monument---kazakhstan

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Peace_and_Reconciliation

The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, also called the Pyramid, is a 77 meter high building in Astana. The Pyramid was a special project building for hosting the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.

 

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Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_Shatyr_Entertainment_Center

Khan Shatyr is a tremendously beautiful tent in Astana that holds a modern shopping center. It includes worldwide clothes brand shops, a large parking lot, an entertainment center for children, and a food court. Moreover, on the top floor you can enjoy golden sands at a beach, and swim in swimming pools. 

 

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Nazarbayev Center: http://www.nazarbayevcenter.kz/o-centre/

Nazarbayev Center has an interesting museum and chronological items that tell us about the development of Kazakhstan as an independent country.

 

http://old.liter.kz/news/view/44694

Astana Museum: http://astanamuseum.kz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=152&lang=en

The National Museum is the youngest and largest museum in Central Asia. The museum has been created in the framework of the "Cultural Heritage" State Program on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

 

 

 

 

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