Baidibek Bi Monument
Baidibek Karashauly played an important role in the unification of the Kazakh people.
Monument to Baidibek Bi, located in the northern part of Shymkent, is the highest monument in the country. Baidibek Karashauly is a significant historical figure of Kazakhstan. He was famous for his wisdom, honesty, and oratorical skills. He united the nomadic tribes, raised them to protect their native land from enemy invasions. The height of the sculpture with a pedestal is 23 meters (75 ft), the figure itself is 10 meters (33 ft) high. But if you count the hill, where the monument stands, then it can be considered one of the highest in the world.
According to historians, Baidibek Bi could resolve any dispute. Therefore, the great judge is depicted with his arms outstretched to the sky, meaning his pure thoughts and honesty. The Baidibek Bi Monument is one of the main attractions of the city.