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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
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I was just walking and walking around Almaty, never been there, no idea what the cathedral would be like. I ended up just sitting outside, people watching and enjoying this gorgeous cathedral. If the weather is good, I suggest relaxing and people watching while enjoying...More

1  Thank mcjava100
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Ascension Cathedral in Panfilov Square in Almaty is a grand cathedral that is open to all to come and worship. We poked around inside admiring the architecture and stayed for a service we did not understand but enjoyed anyway. Beautiful setting, peaceful house of prayer.

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 21 May 2017

In the middle of a very pleasant park, this church is beautiful, particularly under the sun and blue sky. Inside very worth visiting.

Thank 743Steven
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Almaty is one of the best places in Kazakhstan to visit older sights. Clearly, the Ascension Cathedral is one not to miss.

Thank Turkeytrip123
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Thıs ıs one of the most popular place ın Almaty that you can vısıt thıs ınterestıng buıldıng. And all so you can find more interesting things in Panfila Park which this nice Cathedral located.

Thank Tarık Volkan O
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This church is amazing. The structure, the colors, the setting. The interior is stunning. The entire interior is covered in murals or saints. Well worth the visit.

Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Visited around 4pm on a Sunday. Bell ringing was in full swing. Very different to UK: operated by wires and levers from external cage up the tower. Can see the operator. Worth going just to listen to something very different

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Big colourful church, very busy with locals. I wore a headscarf. Beautiful tiles on the floor and huge murals. Interesting depiction of hell on one wall!

Thank Clare F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice place - if you visit about 8:00 - 9:00 may be a service on. Says No Photos though I note few people have posted inside pics on this post. Place could earn a bit of money by selling Post Cards with good inside pics...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 9 April 2017

First time we visited inside the cathedral and it was very impressive. Not source if you are allowed to take photos, but some people were. We visited during some sort of service and this was impressive. Check to see if females need a head scarf!...More

1  Thank sadwhit
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