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Ascension Cathedral

Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 050065, Kazakhstan
+7 727 273 0539
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Interesting wooden church

Set in parkland this is an interesting church of wooden construction. There are some interesting... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Dzerbene
,
Dunbar, United Kingdom
Excellent Rebuilt Cathedral

Super architecture and beautiful piece of art, external and internal. After being razed to ground... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
d w
,
delhi
via mobile
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Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 050065, Kazakhstan
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+7 727 273 0539
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"panfilov park"
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"cover their heads"
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"wooden church"
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"russian orthodox"
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"buy candles"
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"head scarf"
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"virgin mary"
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"beautiful building"
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"under renovation"
in 6 reviews
"take photos"
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"lovely park"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"nice place"
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"war memorial"
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"eternal flame"
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"earthquake"
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Set in parkland this is an interesting church of wooden construction. There are some interesting icons within.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Super architecture and beautiful piece of art, external and internal. After being razed to ground, it has been supremely rebuilt and a must visit while in Almaty

Thank d w
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

After a bit of confusion I got inside this beautiful gem of a church. There is a bit of restoration taking place which makes it look closed. Worth a visit to say a prayer ans light a candle.

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed seeing the historic church, especially after having learned a little about Russian Orthodox history earlier in the week from our tour guide Dennis Keen. Actually toured while a service was going on and was very interesting. Make sure to cover your head when you...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Repair works are on going inside amd outside. Cannot see the main outside facades. Inside was crowded has function was on going.

Thank Paolo B
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Unfortunately the outside was partly hidden by the scaffolding but was still able to see it's magnificence. There was service on inside, the singing was beautiful and the general feeling was one of peacefulness. Really enjoyed

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This cathedral is probably the number 1 sight in Almaty. Unfortunately, it underwent a major renovation at the time we visited the place. Nevertheless, you are able to enter and witness babies being baptized and locals praying to God.

Thank Luciano065
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

You might have to walk all the way around to find the entrance... don't give up. charming inside. Beautiful and peaceful park.

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

It is in the middle of a nice park. So you can take some time to check inside. Colorful outside is interesting. It is small for a cathedral.

Thank volkan d
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Very nice setting and very clean. A lot of flowers grow around and in the evening hours you can watch the locals relaxing and having fun.

Thank Paspy7711
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