Nur-Sultan travel guide

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You're Going to Love Astana

Rising up from the vastness of the steppes like a glimmering sculpture garden, the Kazakh capital Astana seems like a miracle city. On closer inspection, this dynamic political and commercial center is one of Central Asia's most exciting and rewarding destinations.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Astana

When to Visit Astana

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Astana can be extremely chilly during the winter, but it comes alive (and how) when the seasons change. Visit between May and September for the best sightseeing weather.

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How to Get to Astana

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Where to Stay in Astana

Astana has a wide range of superb luxury hotels. Some of the highlights include the Beijing Palace Soluxe, the Ramada Plaza, and the Diplomat Hotel.

Popular Neighborhoods in Astana

Where to stay in popular areas of Nur-Sultan

Most booked hotels in Nur-Sultan

How to Get Around Astana

The Cost of Living in Astana

Shopping Streets

The most impressive shopping mall in Astana isn't in doubt: the Khan Shatyr is one of the most remarkable malls in the world. But other centers are almost as fun to browse, including Mega Mall, Eurasia Mall, and Keruen.

Groceries and Other

Supermarket options include Two Brothers and Ramstore. To get a feel for prices, expect a gallon of milk to cost around ₸970.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$11.55
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$84.87
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$0.42
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$3.20

Where to Eat in Astana

If you want great European food, the Barley or Marrone Rosso fit the bill, while Central Asian cuisine is on the menu at Ali Baba and Tiflis, which has a Georgian emphasis. Expect meals to come to around ₸2,000-2,500 per head.