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Ascension Cathedral

Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
+7 727 273 0539
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beautiful church

beautiful church. a must see in almaty. i was taken aback by some kazakh or mongols that walked... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
san francisco
For stunning photographs

Visit this Brightly coloured church set in a small wooded park.. and then don't miss also the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
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Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
+7 727 273 0539
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Reviewed 3 days ago

beautiful church. a must see in almaty. i was taken aback by some kazakh or mongols that walked in and squeezed right in front of the people who were praying.

Thank sf_solo_traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this Brightly coloured church set in a small wooded park.. and then don't miss also the soviet war memorial and eternal flame further through the park.

Thank kitsimmons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful cathedral. Very photogenic. However, it is important to remember that it is an active place of worship and so I would recommend looking from the outside.

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Candles for those who never come back and you meet them in a heaven... Beautiful and old-fashioned, Christian Ortodox church with great history and plenty of stories... must have to visit!

Thank Eva E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice wooden cathedral small one but recommend to visit and see nice color and pictures inside then go to musical museum near to it

Thank TeT M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the midst of Panfilov's park stands an imposing structure - The Ascension Cathedral. Beautiful and well maintained reminiscent of Russian architecture. Well worth a visit

Thank Chetan U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a marvellous cathedral, and my visit was infinitely enhanced by my guide, the knowledgeable and erudite Dennis Keen. The history is interesting, of course, but the story of its domination and regeneration during and after the Soviet regime is quite extraordinary. The icons...More

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Panfilov park, the church is beautiful and the park is a wonderful place to walk around and relax. Entry is free; women have to cover their heads with scarfs. Best time to visit the church is during later afternoon, the sun shines on...More

Thank yeonghaur
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Beautiful orthodox cathedral in the middle of a park. It was simply beautiful from outside. There are several horse-drawn vehicles outside which the children tends to enjoy riding at. Relaxing at the park outside is good if the weather is not very hot.

Thank Glens613
Reviewed 11 June 2017

If there is one place that I would hang out and just sit for ages then it would be the park with a view of this historical cathedral. Beautiful colours and decorations as well as a wonderful interior - it is a pleasure to watch...More

Thank WMBandit
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