Nur-Sultan, Almaty among 10 most popular tourist cities in CIS


The capital and Almaty are among the top ten most attractive tourist cities in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), reported turstat.com.

The website ranks the most popular destinations for autumn travellers. The two cities, along with Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Minsk (Belarus), Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and Yerevan (Armenia), are the most frequently visited by CIS citizens.

The capital appeals international tourists as a shopping hub. The average tab for a 24-hour-stay, including accommodations and food, is approximately $70.

The country is becoming more popular among foreign visitors. Two Kazakh travel videos, which received an equal number of nominations at Russia’s third tourist festival, show the great interest in the country.