Friday, October 21, 2016

Around Astana! The weirdest capitals in the world....


Astana was founded as a planned capital, in the late 1990s the capital was transferred from Almaty to Astana. 

Nur Astana Mosque

Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center






Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center a giant Tent shaped shopping mall
Built in a distinctively neofuturist style, the architectural project was unveiled by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on December 9, 2006.


The main boulevard (Watergreen Boulevard) serves as a link between the mall and the presidential palace with a the Chupa-chup tower in the middle of the boulevard.







Presidential Palace from a distance


Presidential Palace



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