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Introducing Turkistan


Turkistan, an old city established in the middle of the wild steppes, has been an important trade center on the historical plane due to its location on the Silk Road route. Today however, it is a quiet place that keeps the old traditions alive… Chosen as the Cultural Capital of the Turkic World in 2017, Turkistan offers a pleasant and cultural journey with its traditional markets and the mausoleum dedicated to the scholar Khoja Ahmad Yasawi, who wrote the Book of Wisdom (Divan-ı Hikmet).

Turkistan is known for:


History and Art Entertainment and Shopping Nature and Wildlife

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Shymkent (170 km)
Kyzylorda (289 km)
CURRENCY
Kazakhstani tenge (KZT)

COUNTRY CODE
+7

ELECTRIC POWER
C, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +6

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1,39

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€4,25

Average Temperature

January
3.5 °C
February
3.5 °C
March
7.5 °C
April
14.5 °C
May
20.5 °C
June
26 °C
July
28 °C
August
26 °C
September
20 °C
October
13.5 °C
November
7 °C
December
3.5 °C

Turkistan airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

The distance between Turkistan International Airport (HSA) and the city center is approximately 33 km. You can reach the city from the airport, which is very close to the center, by taxi and airport shuttle vehicles.

Average time from airport: N/A

Distance from airport: 33 km

TAXI:

It is possible to reach the city center from Turkistan International Airport (HSA) in approximately 45 minutes by taxi. This trip costs around 10-15 EUR.

Average taxi price: 10 -15 euros

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