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Here are some highlights from Ust-Kamenogorsk nightlife. Ust-Kamenogorsk, also known as Oskemen, is the capital city of East Kazakhstan Province and one of the most beautiful cities in the country. While the city is not known for their night clubs, they have several nice restaurants and bars.
Hockey is the sport in Kazakhstan. The second biggest team from the Soviet Union is the Kazzine Torpedos that is from Ust-Kamenogorsk. To truly get a taste of local culture, visitors should try to catch a hockey game at the local in-door stadium of Sport-Palast. The arena can comfortably seat 5,500 spectators. Several NHL hockey players have come from that area. They include Evgeny Nabokov, Konstantin Pushkarev, Nik Antropov and Vitaly Kolesnik as some the NHL alumni that played in Sport-Palast.
Shiney Rain Hotel
This hotel is has several nice bars for both travelers and locals to relax in. There is a beer restaurant in the hotel that specializes in different European vintages. They offer sushi and other appetizers for patrons to indulge in. For those looking for a sophisticated evening, the Shiney Rain Hotel has a wonderful bar in the lobby that is open 24 hours a day. The patrons can buy a drink and have a light snack before heading to dinner. After having a cocktail, they can then go to the River Restaurant. The restaurant has a wonderful view of the Ulba River, where travelers can enjoy a world class meal and the scenery. Another nice feature of this restaurant and bar is that the hotel hires live music from Wednesday to Saturday. The Shiney Rain is an excellent night time stop.
The Irtysh Restaurant is located on Auezov by the Kolos Supermarket. This restaurant is located by several hotels in the area, making it convenient for people who have long evenings. Irtysh Restaurant serves several types of the cuisine: European, national and vegetarian. In addition to being a regular restaurant, there are 2 banquet halls available for rent. For business travelers, this can present an interesting option for entertaining clients. The Irtysh also provides live music entertainment for patrons. There is parking at the restaurant, a rarity in the city.