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NUR-SULTAN – What is a weekend in the Kazakh capital like? One of the best ways to find out is to visit the city’s arbat, a pedestrian promenade. The capital’s arbat is located along the Yessil River. It is a stage for street performers, a point for street food trucks, outdoor cafes, and a bazaar type space for people selling handmade crafts and paintings.
Photo credit: Nur-Sultan Akimat.
The first arbat in Kazakhstan appeared in Almaty in 1980s inspired by the Arbat, one of the oldest surviving Russian pedestrian streets. …read more
Source:: The Astana Times