Combining luxury and convenience, Rixos President Astana is in the heart of Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Comfortable rooms, a relaxing SPA with various massage services, heated swimming pools offering an experience as enjoyable as swimming in the sea make Rixos President Astana an indispensable address for your business travels and holidays. The hotel is situated a stone’s throw away from the Bayterek Tower and the main square of the city on the avenue where the Presidential Palace and Khan Shatyr are located. The distance to the Astana International Airport is only 12 km. Designed to meet all your desires and needs, the hotel is one of the most deluxe hotels in the region and you can also discover the most prominent sites in Kazakhstan during your stay at Rixos President Astana.
Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the Bayterek Tower inspired by a local legend is a 105 m high special monument from where you can observe the spectacular view of Astana. You can hear the national anthem of Kazakhstan whenever you place your hand on the right hand print of President Nazarbayev. The monument comprises an art gallery, an aquarium and a restaurant. The Presidential Palace situated on the other side of the Bayterek Tower is one of the significant architectural sites in Astana.
Designed in a futuristic style, the Khan Shatyr in Astana is the largest shopping and entertainment centre in Central Asia. Featuring luxurious stores and boutiques, Khan Shatyr promises a quality shopping experience. As the largest shatyr (marquée) in the world, Khan Shatyr catches the eye for its glass decoration on the exterior façade. Khan Shatyr is an indispensable address for entertainment and shopping enthusiasts in Kazakhstan.
The Pyramid of Peace is the symbol of world peace in the capital Astana and it was designed by the world-famous architect Lord Norman Foster. Also including a charming opera hall, the Pyramid of Peace can be visited on a daily excursion during your stay at Rixos President Astana. With an exterior covered with glass, this magnificent structure built as a symbol of world peace and religious tolerance is acclaimed as an architectural masterpiece. Do not miss the chance to discover this unique piece of architecture.
As one of the most significant religious structures recently constructed in Kazakhstan, the Hazrat Sultan mosque has a capacity to host eight thousand people on a 17 thousand sqm area. With 10 domes, the Hazrat Sultan Mosque also functions as a social facility incorporating a library, a wedding hall, an office and a dining hall. Another important religious structure that you need to see in Astana is the Nur Astana Mosque, which blends traditional and modern motifs in harmony. The mosque’s 40m height symbolises the age when Prophet Mohammad received the revelation, while the 63m-long minarets symbolise the age of his passing.