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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 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank volkan d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice setting and very clean. A lot of flowers grow around and in the evening hours you can watch the locals relaxing and having fun.

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice cathedral in the Zenkov park. Beautiful interior. Not easy to visit as there are many churchgoers.

Thank hacrobaat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slap bang in the middle of Panfilov Park at the northern end of Dostyk Avenue.Great example of orthodox architecture which brightens up the entire are with colour.Bustling park during July in the hot weather making it a favourite with locals.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful church. a must see in almaty. i was taken aback by some kazakh or mongols that walked in and squeezed right in front of the people who were praying.

Thank sf_solo_traveler
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visit this Brightly coloured church set in a small wooded park.. and then don't miss also the soviet war memorial and eternal flame further through the park.

Thank kitsimmons
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a beautiful cathedral. Very photogenic. However, it is important to remember that it is an active place of worship and so I would recommend looking from the outside.

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Candles for those who never come back and you meet them in a heaven... Beautiful and old-fashioned, Christian Ortodox church with great history and plenty of stories... must have to visit!

Thank Eva E
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