Park the named of First President of Kazakhstan in Almaty city.
Photo tour to Park of First President of Kazakhstan.
The park named of First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the park in the city of Almaty, located at the intersection of Navoi Street and Al-Farabi Avenue in Bostandyk District. The park was opened in July 2010.
History and main characteristics Park of First President of Kazakhstan.
The park is based on sites above Al-Farabi Avenue, where the lands of the former apple orchards of the aport were once located. In the collapse of the USSR, in the foothills of Alma-Ata (at that time the lands of the Alma-Ata region), state farms were liquidated, lands and gardens were abandoned. In the mid-1990s, vast areas of apple orchard land were taken out of state ownership and sold into private hands for nothing. The vast lands of the former apple orchards were divided into several plots. At a high level, it was decided to create a new Almaty park on this site, initially it was called the 21st century park.
Information about Park of First President of Kazakhstan.
The creation of the park started in 2001. First of all, the main elements of the arboretum were built - alleys, boulevards, dendrological sites. According to the dendrological plan, greenery was planted. Poplars were planted around the perimeter of the park, elms, oaks, hawthorn and chestnut trees were planted inside the park. Also in the park in 2001, the first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, personally planted an oak tree.
At the main entrance to the park was built entrance group with cuts, and immediately after the entrance group was built fountain. In the upper part there is an observation platform, which is located on an artificially created elevation approximately 12 meters high.
For a long time the territory of the park was closed. For visitors, the park was opened in July 2011.
November 11, 2011, the opening of the monumental sculptural composition "Kazakhstan", dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the independence of the republic. The monument is made in the form of a golden eagle from bronze, granite and marble. In the center of the monument is depicted the figure of the First President, and on the wings of the golden eagle are symbols of Alma-Ata and Astana. The monument abounds with images of significant architectural and historical objects of Kazakhstan.
Festivals in Park of First President of Kazakhstan.
The park is a venue for various events such as the Apple Festival and sports marathons.