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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 27 August 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
Reviewed 27 August 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

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 18 August 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
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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

Thank pattayainsider
Reviewed 6 August 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
Reviewed 4 August 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
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Very nice cathedral in the Zenkov park. Beautiful interior. Not easy to visit as there are many churchgoers.

Thank hacrobaat
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Slap bang in the middle of Panfilov Park at the northern end of Dostyk Avenue.Great example of orthodox architecture which brightens up the entire are with colour.Bustling park during July in the hot weather making it a favourite with locals.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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 11 July 2017 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
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