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  • Shymkent (CIT)


    Country: Kazakhstan
     

    CLIMATE

    Shymkent is the Southest city of Kazakhstan. Climate oh Kazakhstan is sharply continental. Winter is colgat average temperature of -5-10 °C. Fall and sping are cool at average temperature of 20 °C. Summer is very hot at average temperature of +35-45 °C.

    AIRPORT

    Shymkent Airport is located 12 km from the city centre.
    Airport tax: 572 KZT (approximate)

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Foreign citizens require a passport with a valid visa.  Visa requirements for Kazakhstan are described in the Essential Information/Visa  and Passport Information  section of this website. Another useful section is Diplomatic Missions. For more detailed information about visa requirements, please refer directly to the local immigration authorities or your travel agent.

    CURRENCY

    Kazakhstan tenge (KZT)
    Notes:200,500,1000,2000,5000,10000
    Coins:1,2,5,10,20,50,100

    BUSINESS HOURS

    Government: 0900 to 1900 Monday to Friday
    Banks: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday
    Shops: 1000 to 2100 Monday to Sunday

    LANGUAGE

    Kazakh , Russian

    UTILITIES

    220 volts

    TRANSPORTATION

    Taxi, public buses and mini buses

    From /to International Airport you can reach by public bus or mini bus. From Shymkent to the other towns you can go by trains, private buses or mini buses.

    POINTS OF INTEREST

    In Shymkent you can visit History Museum, Drama Theatre ,there are also a lot places of interest and joy can spend your leisure time they are: Zoo Park, Aqua Park, Squares, Parks, Mousque,Citi Centres, Markets.

    South Kazakhstan region is famous for its rich history, ancient architecture. Hamous Mousque of Yassauyi is situated at Turkestan. Also you can visit Arystanbab (Sairam), Aksu–Zhabagyly Nature Park (Tulkubas).

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