The Captial of Kazakhstan is an Architectural Wonder to Behold!

“This city is about to become the world’s hottest travel destination!”

Hey, do you know where Astana is? We’ll give you a clue; it’s the capital of Khazakstan…see if you can find it on a map…go ahead, we’ll wait.

Now that you have a rough idea of where it is, imagine our surprise at discovering it is one of the world’s most stunning architectural photography hot spots. If you are at all predisposed to taking compelling photos of soaring and majestic modern architecture, then Astana needs to go onto your photographic bucket list.

The city formerly known as Tselinograd was rebranded and replaced Almaty as the Kazakhstan capital in 1998. Since that time the city has erupted in impressive architecture that has at times been called weird and others amazing. We’ll be honest, it does have a slight Dr. Evil vibe to it. But what former bloc country with an authoritarian government and the same president for over 20 years doesn’t?

So, if you’re in the mood for a photographic adventure more than a little off the beaten path, than Astana may be perfect for you.

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