Hotel Kazakhstan

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Hotel Kazakhstan
Kazakh: Қазақстан Қонақ Үйі,
Qazaqstan Qonaq Úıi
Russian: Гостиница Казахстан
Hotell Kasakstan i Almaty.jpg
Hotel during the evening
General information
LocationAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Construction started1975
Opened1977
Height102 m (335 ft)
Technical details
Floor count26

Hotel Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Қонақ Үйі, romanized: Qazaqstan Qonaq Úıi, Russian: Гостиница Казахстан) is the third-tallest building in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is 102 m (335 ft) tall,[1] with 26 floors.[2] It is situated in the southern center of Almaty. It is located on Dostyk Avenue, a major road in the east part of the city which runs all the way from Medeo to Panfilov Park, in the north part of town.

The building was erected in 1977. It is constructed to stand an earthquake that measures 9.0 on the Richter scale. It is a famous landmark all over Almaty, and serves as a symbol of the city. It is also the eighth-tallest building in all Kazakhstan.[3]

Gallery[edit]

The Hotel on the modern banknote of 5,000 Kazakhstani tenge

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Almaty Kazakhstan - The Cultural Hotspot Of Central Asia". Getintravel.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25. Retrieved 2014-02-02. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Hotel Kazakhstan | Buildings". Almaty /: Emporis. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  3. ^ "Kazakhstan's tallest buildings - Top 20 | Statistics". Emporis. Retrieved 2014-02-02.

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Coordinates: 43°14′40″N 76°57′27″E / 43.24444°N 76.95750°E / 43.24444; 76.95750