National Geographic publishes images of Mangystau landscapes and Khoja Ahmed Yasawi mausoleum
Photographs of historical monuments of Kazakhstan were published on the pages of the National Geographic Magazine. The editorial staff specially invited the world-famous photographer George Steinmetz to shoot the sights. As a result, an Instagram account @natgeo with more than 142 million followers published pictures and information about the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, and @natgeotravel published the photos of the gateway to Otyrar located on the ancient Silk Road.
“Local editorial staff and well-known photographer @natgeoqaz will do their best to attract the best professionals in their field to unique projects that will enhance the prestige and popularity of the country and promote the development of domestic tourism,” Instagram account of @natgeoqaz said.
Photographer for National Geographic and NY Times Magazine George Steinmetz also shared pictures of the regions of Kazakhstan on his personal Instagram account @geosteinmetz. Nur-Astana Mosque located in the Kazakh capital, the architectural ensemble in front of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center, Baiterek Monument, the cosmic landscapes of Mangystau region were among them, as well as the sights of Shymkent, including the unique project of the citadel in the old town, Independence Park, Koshkar Ata River, Baidibek Bi Monument and ethnic auyl.