Astana: A Time Traveller’s View
Dive deeper into the history of Tsar-era and USSR-era Astana. As a transit point connecting Russia with Central Asia, Akmolinsk (Astana) was a centre of commerce, industry and culture – visited by merchants from Siberia, the Urals and Central Asia.
You will get acquainted with the romantic history of the merchant’s house and buildings left by Kubrin’s dynasty. Understand the architectural features of the historic houses before the 1917 revolution and during the Soviet Union time. Learn about the legends and events happening on the old streets of Astana when it was known as Buzuk.