Semey (Kazakh: Семей), formerly known as Semipalatinsk (Russian: Семипала́тинск, until 2007) and Alash-kala (Kazakh: Алаш-қала / Alaş-qala, 1917–1920), is a city in Kazakhstan with population of around 300,000 people.
Semipalatinsk was the centre of the Soviet atomic weapons testing program.
- "Silnee Smerti" (Stronger than death) Memorial to the victims of nuclear testing, Polkovnichiy Island.
- The Semipalatinsk Bridge
- Abai Museum (Abai Qunanbaiuli Literature Museum).
- Dostoyevsky Museum (Fyodor Dostoyevsky Literature Museum).
- East Kazakhstan Regional Museum of Fine Arts. The largest art museum in Kazakhstan, over 3500 artworks.
- Enlik-Kebek cinema