Hotel Kazakhstan

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Hotel Kazakhstan
Kazakh: Қазақстан Қонақ Үйі,
Qazaqstan Qonaq Üyi

Russian: Гостиница Казахстан
Hotell Kasakstan i Almaty.jpg
Hotel during the evening
General information
Location Almaty, Kazakhstan
Construction started 1975
Opened 1977
Height 102 m (335 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 26

Hotel Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Қонақ Үйі, Qazaqstan Qonaq Üyi, 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. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  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