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Address: Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
Phone Number: +7 727 273 0539
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A beautiful building

Overwhelming from the inside, and crammed with beauty and spirituality inside. A truly inspiring place. Many icons, wonderful paintings and art fill every available space. No... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Ware, Hertfordshire
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Ware, Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overwhelming from the inside, and crammed with beauty and spirituality inside. A truly inspiring place. Many icons, wonderful paintings and art fill every available space. No photography allowed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Walked through a park and found the 2nd tallest wood building in the world, Zenkov Cathedral. The park looks amazing even though it was an overcast day with slush all around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The second tallest wooden building in the world. The cathedral survived the 1911 earthquake with minimal damage, even though it was built without any nails. Worth to look at it.

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Sri Ganganagar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in Panfilov park and is probably the only wooden cathedrals in the world ( another might be in Canada )

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Walsall, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty externally, and suitably ornate inside. Typically Russian Orthodox. Worth a visit, combine with magnificent monument to War Memorial.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique Cathedral that is well looked after. Built without a single nail. Contact me, if you need a guide to take you around Almaty +77079488888 (whatsapp) Обязательно к посещению. Уникальный собор. Построенный без единого гвоздя.

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet respite on a busy day, in a beautiful setting. We were particularly struck by the icon of the martyrs. A must see

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cathedral in a beautiful park the inner sanctum is lovely and well maintained lovely quaint and peaceful place

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have time during your stay please do not hesitate to visit this wood made Church.2 sessions a day one in the morning one in the evening.

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Berhampur, Orissa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wooden church in the middle of a park. Pretty and colourful from outside and good views from all around. Loved the open place on one side with lots of pigeons being fed by kids. Worth a short trip

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