City on the banks of Syrdarya river Kyzyl-Orda city is the administrative center of Kyzyl-Orda region, located on the right bank of biggest river of Kazakhstan — Syrdarya. The city stretches over 10 km along this mighty Asian river. Kyzyl-Orda history began in 1820, when the ruler of the Kokand Khanate Omar-Khan ordered to build the fortress Ak-Mechet as the north-western outpost of the khanate. Moreover the city had another strategic importance — through it passed the caravans from Russia to Central Asia. Former names of the city: Perovsk (in honor Russian general Perovsky, who captured the city in XIX century) and Ak-Mechet (The White Mosque).
The city celebrates anniversary Nowadays Kyzyl-Orda is a modern beautiful city. Streets radiate from the center to the banks of the river, which makes a big loop here. The proximity of the river saves the inhabitants in hot summer. The architectural appearance of the city is quite modern, a lot of objects are built in the spirit of the time: sport centers, bowling center, a huge swimming pool, airport and waterpark. In 2009, Kyzyl-Orda celebrated the age of 190, and for this significant event it was carried out reconstruction of 100 city streets, created parks and recreational areas.
What to see in Kyzyl-Orda In Kyzylorda has attractions related to the history of the region and the entire Kazakh nation. There are the mosques of XIX century, monuments of outstanding persons: commanders, thinkers and poets.
Way to Baikonur Kyzyl-Orda region of Kazakhstan disposes a very interesting and accessible for tourists object — Baikonur Cosmodrome, located about 250 km north-west of Kyzyl-Orda city. Here you can see the launch of spacecraft, to visit the Space Museum and the Museum of Sergei Korolev and Yuri Gagarin, to get a unique experience of discovering the greatness of the human mind.