The world’s tallest tent opens in Kazakhstan

The world’s tallest tent has opened to the public in the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan. Designed by British architects Foster & Partners, the Khan Shatyr (lit. Royal Marquee) Entertainment Centre in the capital Astana is 150m high.

Khan Shatyr world tallest tent in Kazakhstan

The centre has a huge indoor leisure park, designed to be protected from the region’s harsh climate. Inside, visitors will find shops, restaurants and cinemas – even an artificial beach and a running track.

[Update] Check out some real photos of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center.

Khan Shatyr interior-design

Cross section of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre

Khan Shatyr residences

Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre at night

More info on BBC. Concept image from Khan Shatyr’s official site.

[Update] Check out some real photos of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center.


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