"The best place on Earth" Almaty by Bubr
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When you come to Alma-Ata, guides will tell you that it used to be a fort called Vernyi ("Faithful", "Reliable"), and now the correct name is "Almaty". They will say that "Almaty" means "A city of apples", and that here they grow apples weighing a kilogram.
You will find out the reason for multinationality of Alma-Ata population, and learn when the capital had moved to Astana. You will hear about constant danger of earthquakes.
All the theatres, museums, parks, monuments, sports facilities, restaurants, clubs, touristic mountain routes will become known to you...
...But I'm going to reveal you one thing that your guides usually forget to say or conceal. Alma-Ata is the best place on Earth.
- In a nutshell:Sun, fruits, mountains, friends
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