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Ascension Cathedral

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

Great place to walk around with your partner. Food is available and the inside of the Cathedral is amazing !

Thank smsc2002
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main attraction in Almaty's Panfilov Park is the Russian Orthodox early 20th century Ascension Cathedral, one of the largest wooden buildings in the world (5 months before I had been at Panamaribo's Cathedral, the largest wooden building of the America's). The church gets mainly...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone said in another post this Orthodox Cathedral is under renovation only on the exterior, you can enter through the side door. Yoi can take photos, but for respect don't take it during the service. Another tip is that married women who visit this...More

Thank Mariana A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by all the scaffolding around the Cathedral (though that does mean that photos are useless); go inside to see the gold and icons etc etc. At 5pm each day they have a service and we happened to be there at 5.45...More

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful cathedral worth to visit !!! Very old one and amazing inside and out!!! Go go quickly to visit!!!!!

Thank carlaawad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

looks good... unfortunately, under renovation, however the park is really nove place to wander around

Thank dc330
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely orthodox church situated in a (not so well maintained) park in the center of Almaty . I have seen more impressive orthodox churches in other places in the world - so 10 to 15 minutes should be more than enough to visit this one...More

Thank kingofpeppange
Reviewed 13 September 2017

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

Thank Dzerbene
Reviewed 10 September 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
Reviewed 7 September 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.

Thank scmp79
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