In order to develop the tourist and recreational potential of the Mangystau region and support the "Digital Kazakhstan" program, proposed by Elbasy – N.A. Nazarbayev, 2GIS Aktau, together with the Tourism Department of Mangystau region, carried out work on including 24 sacred and historical and cultural sights of Mangystau in the digital map.
Director of 2GIS Sagat Nurmagambetov:
"This joint project was implemented on a free basis to promote Mangystau as a visiting tourist card of Kazakhstan, a treasury of sacred sites and landscape and geographical attractions.
With the support of the regional akimat, we have organized an expedition to collect map data for the creation of routes, and we traveled over 3000 km of the road. As a result of the work carried out, the following 24 attractions with the ability to build a route to them, including offline mode have been indicated in the application of 2GIS Aktau:
Blue Bay (beach)
Tamshaly (spring, gorge)
Sultan epe (underground mosque)
Shakpak ata (underground mosque)
Valley of balls (spherical concretions)
Otpan tau (historical and cultural complex)
Airakty-Shomanai (remnant mountains)
Tuzbair (salt lake)
Sisem ata (necropolis)
Becket ata (underground mosque)
Naiza (mountain, panorama)
Boszhira (mountain, valley)
Shopan ata (underground mosque)
Radon source (hot spring)
Peschaniy Cape (beach)
Tokmak Cape (rocky beach)
Kenderli (recreation center)
Karynzharyk (depression, salt lake)
Buloiyk (cave) »
"The opportunity to visit these attractions independently will give a new impetus to the development of the tourist and recreational potential of Mangystau region, because many people have heard about them, but few know how to get there," - said the Head of the Tourism Department of the region, Urken Bisakaev.
2GIS is a city information service that combines city maps with a detailed directory of organizations and a navigator. The application works without connecting to the Internet on smartphones; it is available in the online version and for the PC. 2GIS includes information about 320 cities of Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries are .
2GIS is one of the most popular cartographical, reference applications of the CIS with 40 million users worldwide.
The mobile application 2GIS is free and available for download on GooglePlay for Android and the AppStore for iOS. 2GIS Aktau is available for installation on your computer and laptop on 2gis.kz. It is enough to select Aktau in the list of cities for those who already use the 2GIS application.