Palace of Independence (Astana)

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Independence Palace
Тәуелсіздік Сарайы
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Independence Palace
General information
AddressAstana, Kazakhstan
CoordinatesCoordinates: 51°07′15″N 71°28′19″E / 51.1207°N 71.4720°E / 51.1207; 71.4720
Construction startedDecember 2007
CompletedOctober 2008
Technical details
Floor area40,000 square meters
Design and construction
ArchitectGyultekin Linea

The Independence Palace (Kazakh: Тәуелсіздік Сарайы), also known as the Palace of Independence,[1] is a palace in Astana, Kazakhstan. It is used for official state functions, including forums, meetings and conventions.[2]

History[edit]

On December 15, 2008 the palace was officially opened to the public.[3] Construction continued until half a year later, although.[1]

Design[edit]

The outside of the palace is made out of blue glass with a lattice of white pipes. The building is shaped into a trapezoid.[1]

Halls of the Palace[edit]

  • Gallery of applied art[3]
  • Museum of City History of Astana.[3]
  • A 4D Cinema[3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Laszczkowski, Mateusz (August 30, 2016). 'City of the Future': Built Space, Modernity and Urban Change in Astana. Berghahn Books. p. 33. ISBN 978-1-78533-257-9.
  2. ^ "The Palace of Independence | Edge : Kazakhstan". Edge : Kazakhstan. Retrieved 2017-09-10.
  3. ^ a b c d "The history of the Palace of independence — Официальный сайт Дворца Независимости". Официальный сайт Дворца Независимости. 2016-02-15. Retrieved 2017-09-10.