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The Monument "Baiterek"

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The "Baiterek" monument in Ust-Kamenogorsk is one of the main attractions of the city. Such a grandiose gift made of local entrepreneurs citizens on the day of celebrating the 290th anniversary of Ust-Kamenogorsk. The total height of the monument is 28.5 m and a weight of 22 tons.

The city of Ust-Kamenogorsk - the first after Astana, where there Baiterek such an impressive size. City guide calls it the "younger brother" of the famous city of Astana.

The locals are very sensitive to the history of his people. The monument is its location and composition expresses cosmogonic representations of ancient nomads. According to legend, at the junction of worlds World river flows on whose banks stands the Tree of life - Baiterek.

The monument is a tree that roots hold the land and crown backs sky. It is in the crown of the tree, the bird Samruk laid a Golden egg - the sun. Living at the foot of a tree Dragon Aydahar, swallows the egg, which symbolizes the struggle between good and evil.

Astana to Ust - Kamenogorsk is growing young and strong tree, symbolizing the state that has preserved its historical roots, has a solid support and is directed to future prosperity. And despite the fact that Ust-Kamenogorsk Baiterek without the observation deck and stamped with the presidential palm, and also a few less than its predecessor from the capital, it looks no less impressive and is a subject of special pride of local residents.