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“The exterior is currently under renovation”

Ascension Cathedral
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Walking tour Recent past of Almaty
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Ranked #3 of 212 things to do in Almaty
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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 and so stopped for about 20 minutes. Really uplifting with magnificent singing and ceremonial.
Women need to cover their heads, but on the entrance table there are usually spare headscarves.
Don't miss it

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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 !

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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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