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Zenkov Cathedral

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Address: Panfilov Park, Almaty 50010, Kazakhstan
Phone Number: +7 727 273 0539
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Amazing Zenkov Ascension Cathedral in Almaty

The second tallest wooden building in the world. The cathedral survived the 1911 earthquake with minimal damage, even though it was built without any nails. Worth to look at it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The second tallest wooden building in the world. The cathedral survived the 1911 earthquake with minimal damage, even though it was built without any nails. Worth to look at it.

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Sri Ganganagar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in Panfilov park and is probably the only wooden cathedrals in the world ( another might be in Canada )

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Walsall, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pretty externally, and suitably ornate inside. Typically Russian Orthodox. Worth a visit, combine with magnificent monument to War Memorial.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique Cathedral that is well looked after. Built without a single nail. Contact me, if you need a guide to take you around Almaty +77079488888 (whatsapp) Обязательно к посещению. Уникальный собор. Построенный без единого гвоздя.

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A quiet respite on a busy day, in a beautiful setting. We were particularly struck by the icon of the martyrs. A must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cathedral in a beautiful park the inner sanctum is lovely and well maintained lovely quaint and peaceful place

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time during your stay please do not hesitate to visit this wood made Church.2 sessions a day one in the morning one in the evening.

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Berhampur, Orissa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wooden church in the middle of a park. Pretty and colourful from outside and good views from all around. Loved the open place on one side with lots of pigeons being fed by kids. Worth a short trip

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is the city center in a big park and must a see place. if you have a kids they will like the park as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in a large park, this wonderful Cathedral is breath taking, even more so when a wedding is taking place. Well worthwhile visiting

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