Presidential center of culture
This majestic snow—white ensemble is located at the intersection of two major highways of Astana - Republic Avenue and Barayev Street. From a bird's-eye view, it is a circle with diverging rays to the four cardinal directions, which is symbolic for the traditional culture of the Kazakh people. The blue dome rises 38.5 meters above the ground. The Cultural Center was created to familiarize the general public with the historical heritage of the people of Kazakhstan, the achievements of world culture and art. The Museum of the Presidential Center of Culture gives visitors an opportunity to get an idea of the history of the formation of the statehood of Kazakhstan from ancient times to the present. The museum's funds number 143,223 storage units. These are objects of archeology, ethnography, history, culture and art.