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The tour of the places of Semey city

Semey (former Semipalatinsk, renamed in 2007) is a city of East Kazakhstan oblast standing on Irtysh river banks. Semey is one the most ancient cities of Kazakhstan.

There are a lot of objects in the city which refer to architectural and historical monuments as well as a lot of statues to outstanding personalities linked with the city. Photos by lord_fame.

Tank T-34 monument

Semey city, Kazakhstan tank T-34 monument

The central part of Semey

Semey city, Kazakhstan central part view

Ancient mosque

Semey city, Kazakhstan ancient mosque

Fire department

Semey city, Kazakhstan fire department

Outdoor mosaic

Semey city, Kazakhstan outdoor mosaic view 1

Semey city, Kazakhstan outdoor mosaic view 2

Semey medical university

Semey city, Kazakhstan medical university

Abay museum

Semey city, Kazakhstan Abay museum

Yamyshevskiye gate – the architectural monument of the 18th century. It is one of the first buildings of Semipalatinskaya fortress.

Semey city, Kazakhstan Yamyshevskiye gate

Irtysh river

Semey city, Kazakhstan Irtysh river

Semey city, Kazakhstan Irtysh river bridge

Orthodox church

Semey city, Kazakhstan Orthodox church

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  • Dursun Can Eyuboglu · December 7, 2012 at 4:06 am

    Very nice city…

  • keith fosmire · December 15, 2012 at 8:05 am

    i have been to this city lived there for a month in a half with my best friend on vacation, had the best time of my life

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