Turkistan Area Kicks Off New Tourism Season

Turkistan Area Kicks Off New Tourism Season

ASTANA – The town of Turkistan unveiled a tourism season on the Keruen-Sarai advanced on March 16, reported the Turkistan Area akimat’s (metropolis administration) press service.  

Turkistan Area Kicks Off New Tourism Season

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Turkistan Area akim (governor) Darkhan Satybaldy congratulated individuals on the upcoming Nauryz vacation. He underlined the area is celebrating its fifth anniversary this 12 months, and sacred Turkistan is popping into a contemporary metropolis whereas sustaining its historic roots. 

“Tourism is among the precedence sectors of the area’s financial system. There are various sights for vacationers within the Turkistan Area, and greater than 1,700 historic and cultural monuments, together with the tomb of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, which is listed on the United Nations Academic, Scientific, and Cultural Group (UNESCO) World Heritage Listing. With complete tourism growth, we should enhance environmental information and journey tradition,” Satybaldy mentioned. 

To mark the start of the vacationer season, the area’s administration ready mass festivals with competitions and leisure performances with searching eagles and canine, amongst different actions.

The area’s tourism trade is rising quickly, with investments reaching 300 billion tenge (US$646,422) since 2018, the 12 months when the area was established.  

The area options two nationwide reserves, Karatau and Aksu-Zhabagly, that are UNESCO biosphere reserves, and the Sairam-Ugam nationwide park. The Saryagash space, a part of the area, is creating main wellness tourism with mineral springs. Not less than 100,000 individuals go to the area’s 68 medical and therapeutic amenities yearly.

Over 800,000 individuals go to the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi each 12 months, a masterpiece of medieval structure from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The Arystan Bab mausoleum welcomes 350,000 guests yearly.

The variety of new amenities, resorts, and cultural and tourism sights has additionally elevated tremendously. 

One of many newest initiatives is a brand new resort advanced price 1.7 billion tenge ($3.7 million). The four-story construction, whose development has just lately begun, will embrace 66 single rooms and 9 double-room suites. The apart-hotel is predicted to be accomplished by the top of the 12 months.