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Address: Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
Phone Number: 7-727-2730539
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This is a wonderful example of a Russian Orthodox cathedral in beautiful Paniflov Park. The story behind the construction of the cathedral and its architect was interesting and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Kaunas, Lithuania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The cathedral itself is nice...the sorrounding area is even nicer, there's a huge park, beautiful nature and just on the other side of the Cathedral is some war monument.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a wonderful example of a Russian Orthodox cathedral in beautiful Paniflov Park. The story behind the construction of the cathedral and its architect was interesting and worth learning about.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This really is as amazing l in person as it looks in the photos. We experienced a late-season snow that just added to the beauty!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were just walking through a beautiful, quite simple park, and we were met with the sight of this stunning cathedral. The colours and detailing in the architecture of this building are so intricate and so well preserved. The inside was just as beautiful, and also very welcoming. It was as tranquil as one might expect from a cathedral. Unfortunately... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

When you look at this Cathedral, it will be difficult to imagine that you are not in St Petersburg. Entrance is free and women need to cover their heads. There are scarves available at the door, free of charge. Inside it has an awe to it; one cannot help but feel a sense of holiness. Quiet whispers of devotees and... More 

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Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Tremendous architecture on the outside and highly spiritual experience to enter and walk around. I was there 5 pm, when a ceremony began, and it was very touching and beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It's one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in Almaty located in a nice park. Walk around it and see all those bright paintings on the walls and then go inside to feel the real atmosphere of real Cathedral. Depending on time of the day you may catch worship event there.

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

The cathedral is located in a nice park with monuments, walking paths, and beautiful gardens. There are pony rides for kids, many pigeons that can be fed, and little stands selling snacks and children's toys. The green bazaar is only 1 block away and can be walked to within 5 minutes.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A beautiful Cathedral set in a large park in the center of Almaty, There are photos of the building standing after a major earthquake with no notable damage, was it a miracle or was it due to the fact that the builders did not use any nails only dowels, shafts and pins during construction. Either way it is worth a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a must see if you're in Almaty and it is conveniently located inside the Panfilov Park which has other historical statues and must see monuments. The church is beautiful. I didn't get to go inside, but have read women must wear a head scarf. Recommended!

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Address: Address: Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
Phone Number: 7-727-2730539
Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty

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