The triumphal arch in the city of Astana is a landmark architectural structure erected in honor of the anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan on the idea of Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The height of the structure is equal to 20 meters, which symbolizes the 20th anniversary Of independence of Kazakhstan. On the pedestals there are niches where relief sculptures are located, reflecting the mentality of the Kazakh nation.
To the left of the arched span is a sculpture of an Aksakal-a symbol of wisdom, the carrier of spirituality and thought of the people. To the right of the arched span in a niche is a relief sculpture of a Woman-Mother-Keeper of the hearth. And on top of the front part of the triumphal arch is the inscription “Mangilik El”, which has a greater semantic meaning.
Inside the arch, during the ascent, along the staircases, there are landscape, reportage and genre photos that tell visitors the history of the city.
The arch opened to the General public on may 11, 2017. In the arc de Triomphe, the audience can get acquainted with the history of the city and the capital, visit the hall of periodic exhibitions, before ascending to the observation platform, the audience sees the majestic, solemn figures of soldiers-sculptures: “Batyr, guarding the day” and “Batyr, guarding the night” (author Mansurov M. A.).
Permanent photo exhibitions are displayed on the staircases “the History of the city of Akmolinsk-Tselinograd-Akmola-Astana” and”Modern Astana”.
The hall has five touch-screen information kiosks with materials “Multimedia capital”, “Triumphal arches of the world”, “History of the city”, “Modern Astana” and “historical and cultural heritage of Astana”.
Visiting the Arc de Triomphe, You will touch not only the culture, but also the modern history of Kazakhstan. The entire history of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the heritage of the Kazakh people is embedded in the idea of the arc de Triomphe.
The triumphal arch “Mangilik El” in Astana is a place that every resident and guest of the capital must visit.
To enter Arc de Triomphe «Mәңgіlіk El» You need to:
By purchasing an Astana Pass (24 or 72 hour), you can visit this attraction and 11 other attractions and 2 excursions of the city, absolutely FREE of CHARGE. During the validity of the online card