Abay National Theatre and Opera House

Abey National Theatre

Opened in 1932 and was named after poet, composer, and philosopher Abay Qunanbayuli.  This magnificent building is both important in its own architecture, but also in the many Kazakh stars it has produced.

Founder (1934) and first director – Eugeny Brusilovsky who created eight national operas and a ballet (“Kyz-Zhibek”, “Yer-Targhyn”, “Aiman-Sholpan”, “Birzhan and Sara”, “Kamar-sulu” and others). The major partner of the theatre is Kazkommertsbank.



Getting Here

Almaly Metro Station is within  a 3 minute walk.

Accommodation Nearby

Hotel Alma-Ata is within a 2 minute walk,  City Hotel Tien Shan is within a 10-15 minute walk and the Ambassador Hotel is a 10-15 minute walk.

Places to Eat Nearby

Coffedelia Coffee House is a 5-10 minute walk, Barbaris Restaurant is a 5 minute walk, Madlen Coffee House is a 10 minute walk, Coffeemania Coffee House is a 10 minute walk, Wild Asia Restaurant and Lounge bar and Enotheque Via Del Mondo Restaurant are both a 15 minute walk away.

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