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Ascension Cathedral

Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 050065, Kazakhstan
+7 727 273 0539
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The exterior of the Church is currently under renovation

I just went to visit this afternoon abd the exterior is currently under renovation. There is... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
ZLJ
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Singapore, Singapore
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Great place to walk around

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

Reviewed 18 October 2017
smsc2002
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Hong Kong, China
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Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 050065, Kazakhstan
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"cover their heads"
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I just went to visit this afternoon abd the exterior is currently under renovation. There is nothing much to see unforunately.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 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

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

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

1  Thank global-traveller48
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank dc330
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 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

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

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

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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
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