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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 13 September 2017
Dzerbene
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Dunbar, United Kingdom
Excellent Rebuilt Cathedral

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

Reviewed 10 September 2017
d w
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delhi
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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

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.

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Reviewed 4 September 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

Thank ELFPDX
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

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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.

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