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KBTU building former Government House

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The former government building is now the KBTU building ((Kazakh-British Technical University, KBTU) one of the most prestigious universities in Kazakhstan. The construction of the building began in 1951 under Soviet rule, before that there was a large pit on the site of the building and construction was not carried out, although the project has long existed since 1931.
The construction of the building was interrupted due to the outbreak of World War II.

The building of the former government house is built in the Soviet style, the building is monumental and very beautiful, the internal layout is also made taking into account all the necessary calculations. The building is faced with granite and marble, on the front of the building there are several huge columns and steps almost along the entire length of the entrance, you can enter the building through huge wooden doors. The design of the building was carried out by the Mosproject workshop, the project was led by architect B.R. Rubanenko. The construction was completed in 1957. The square in front of the building was called V.I. Leninia Square. From 1998 to 2001, the building housed the Akimat of Almaty region, and since 2001, the Kazakh-British Technical University has been located in the building.

Former Government Househow to get there

The KBTU building or the former ruler's house is located on Tole-Bi Street at the corner of Panfilov Street in the central old part of Almaty. GPS coordinates of the former KBTU Government House: N43°15'20.02" E76°56'35.28"

KBTU Building - Former Government House


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