Museum complex "Abylai Khan's Residence"
Abylai Khan - the great ruler of the Kazakh horde, which had a tremendous impact on the unification of the people of the steppes and the formation of the Kazakh statehood.
Abylai Khan - the great ruler of the Kazakh horde, which had a tremendous impact on the unification of the people of the steppes and the formation of the Kazakh statehood. Abylai’s biography is the source of a vast amount of important historical data about Kazakhstan of the 18th century, and his ideas about political and territorial independence, maintaining unity are vividly reflected in the priorities of the modern state. That is why it is so important to preserve the historical and cultural heritage, the organization of the museum complex "Abylai Khan's Residence", located in Petropavlovsk, deals with this.
The main idea of the museum is the presentation of the life and work of Abylai Khan. The complex consists of 4 halls, in which materials of past years are presented, connected with the name of the great ruler. In the first hall you can see various fragments of the childhood and youth of the young Khan, to get acquainted with the history of its origin. The second hall shows the dwelling of the traditional Kazakh type, where Abylai lived , and in the third one you will see a visual representation of household items, weapons, khan clothes and, of course, the figures of the khan himself. The fourth room will acquaint visitors with the personality of Abylai Khan and some aspects of his work as a visionary ruler and a talented diplomat.
The museum complex “Abylai Khan’s Residence” is a tremendous find for every inquisitive traveler and a truly memorable place for all guests.