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Ascension Cathedral

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Address: Gogol st. 40B | Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
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Beautiful Place

Beautiful place, it was a pigeon rampage on the back side of the church, we had so much fun! It is placed within Palfilov park so it ideal for a walk and a coffee! Must visit!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, it was a pigeon rampage on the back side of the church, we had so much fun! It is placed within Palfilov park so it ideal for a walk and a coffee! Must visit!

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few places in our city that deserves attention. Located in the Park of 28 Panfilov heroes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful to look at from the outside and even more wonderful inside. You do need to take your time if you want to look in detail.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful place in Almaty a church inside the.park. we are told.it is all made.of.woods and.ni nails.used to make.it. quite big church with typical holy n pious atmosphere. Could not take any photograph for.it is restricted. Baptism ceremony of a child was going so observed the same. Nice place holy and.historic as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral is one of cathedrals that survived communist era. Lovely architecture and loved the place. Worth visit.

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Thank Sheikhoo B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is totally made of wood. Free entrance. The cathedral is a little small, but very charming. The interior is classical for Roman Catholic cathedrals. No seats!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, colourful cathedral, worth visiting. Nice change from the mostly Sovjet style architecture in Almaty. Short walk through the park, close to the market.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Set in the Park of 28 Panilov Heroes, you walk till you see the cathedral above the trees. We visited in winter and Snow White everywhere. Entrance is free to the Cathedral but no photography allowed. Said my prayers and walked around admiring the lovely paintings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Feel the Russian side of Almaty. The cathedral is one of well preserved historical monuments in the city. If you had time and did not visit you may regret it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

A very well maintained Orthodox Cathedral in a predominantly Muslim country. Very different. The park around would be good in summer and was covered in snow as we went in winter. Feed the pigeons - you can buy the feed there itself.

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