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Panfilov Park

Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Ranked #7 of 114 Attractions in Almaty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Traveler Description: The Panfilov Park is named after the 28th Panfilov Battalion that served with distinction during the defense of Moscow in 1941/1942. In addition to a... more »
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

With the Zenkov Cathedral, the Memorial Park and the Museum of Musical Instruments located in the park, it is possible to spend quite some time here, as many local residents do.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A communist spot not worth visiting. The well-renowned church looked old and decrepit. The place was not kept up. Worth walking through if you are in the area, though.

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Dallas, Texas
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218 reviews 218 reviews
18 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great architecture, great people watching. In the heart of Almaty, where families and couples go to spend a nice afternoon together. Do not miss it!

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great park... In here you've got the impressive war memorial and lovely cathedral..took a picnic into the park and sat and people watched!

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Aspen, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A beautiful, well maintained park in the center of the city. The sights include the Glorieta Memorial to the 28th Panfilove Guards. A very impressive war memorial. Zenkov Cathedral and the National Museum of Native Instruments

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Cooperstown, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The WWII Memorial is moving, and the park was nicely maintained. Plenty of shade, and lots to look at, or just people watch.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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574 helpful votes 574 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This green park with lots of shade provides summer heat respite as well as evening strolls with lovers and families. The main cathedral is also located here in the park. while coming through the city you will eventually come to this place that is surrounded by cafes on it exterior. The main shopping street is not far from here and... More

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Nice place to visit down Dostyk Avenue. The park contains the Cathedral and also the Soviet era War Memorial and Eternal Flame.

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KL
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Lot of greenery and a park to stroll or jog in the summer evening. It is also near to the Green Market.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Panfilov park is 3 things: very moving war memorials (Russian civili war, The Great Patriotic War and the Soviet Afghan war) as well as a rather lovely Russian Orthodox Cathedral). On the weekends the park has a lot going on for young children: donkey rides etc.

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