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Shabyt is a palace of arts situated next to the landmark Kazakh Eli monument.
Shabyt is a palace of arts situated next to the landmark Kazakh Eli monument. It is shaped like a concave saucer of blue glass.
The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation is a 77 m high white glass and steel pyramidal building with a blue peak that houses educational facilities, a national center for Kazakhstan's various geographical and ethnic groups, and a 1,500-seat opera house
The Kazakh Eli Monument is a 91 m tall white marble column commemorating Kazakhstan's declaration of independence in 1991
The Palace of Independence hosts official state events, political gatherings and business meetings
The iconic Bayterek Tower is a 105 m tall observation tower and monument symbolizing a Kazakh legend in which the mythical bird Samruk lays a golden egg in its nest on a tall tree of life
The Nur-Astana Mosque on the left bank of the Ishim river is the second largest mosque in Central Asia, capable of accomodating 7000 worshippers