The Imangali mosque was built in 1999-2001. The mosque is crowned by a large dome with an internal diameter of 7 m and a height of 23 m. On both sides of the building there are 2 minarets with a height of 26 m. The main hall with balconies for 600 seats is located in the central part. A small hall for women with 100 seats is separated by a wooden lattice – panjara.
Retro Park is a unique object for the city of Atyrau. The new recreation area of the townspeople is equipped in the neoclassical style of the 50s of the last century. The main territory of the park is intended for active pedestrian recreation along the alleys and the embankment of the Ural River.
Saraishyk settlement is located 50 kilometers north of the city of Atyrau, on the right bank of the Ural River (Jaik). Saraishyk hillfort is one of the oldest monuments in Kazakhstan, which dates back more than one thousand years. During the existence of the Golden Horde and the Kazakh Khanate, the city was of great commercial importance, as the main caravan routes passed through it. During the excavations of the 90s, archaeologists found the remains of ceramic dishes, samples of pottery work, which are decorated with ornaments and gold paintings.
The construction of the Assumption Cathedral continued for ten years and only in 1885 the cathedral opened its doors to parishioners. This Cathedral is one of the oldest active churches in Kazakhstan and is listed as an architectural monument of national significance.
The interactive museum presents the history of the development of the country’s oil and gas industry, which is the engine of the Kazakh economy. And of course, the central place in it is given to the Emba, with which the chronicle of the domestic oil industry began. The first working class was formed here.
In the city of Atyrau, which is located on the northern coast of the Caspian Sea, at the mouth of the famous Ural River (the former Yaik River), there is the world’s largest suspension pedestrian bridge. Built in 2001, this bridge, with a length of 551 meters, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest pedestrian bridge in the world. This unique bridge connecting the European and Asian parts of the city was named “10 years of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. You can cross this bridge from one continent to another, from Asia to Europe and vice versa.
Atyrau Museum of Local Lore — founded on July 22, 1939 in the city of Atyrau. The funds contain more than 30 thousand monuments of material and spiritual culture of the Atyrau region from the Paleolithic era to the present day. Among the exhibits — ancient coins, pottery.