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Assumption Russian Orthodox Cathedral

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THe Orthodox Spirit of Astana

The biggest and most beautiful Orthodox church in Central Asia. You can visit this place as a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elaman U
Beautiful!

We went at 9am as this is when the morning service is held - we wanted to see an orthodox service... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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“THe Orthodox Spirit of Astana”
6 Sep 2018
“Beautiful!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The biggest and most beautiful Orthodox church in Central Asia. You can visit this place as a tourist, just be sure to respect all the traditions and not take photo of praying people.

Thank Elaman U
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We went at 9am as this is when the morning service is held - we wanted to see an orthodox service in action. It was a weekday, so there were only a few worshippers. We stayed for most of the service, observing from the rear...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We visited this attraction by taking Bus # 48, and walking south on Magzhan Zhumabaev Avenue. Bus # 11 also travels in this direction. The Assumption Cathedral is a fairly new building, and is a huge structure. You will see the bright blue roof and...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We walked 2.2 km from our Ibis Astana Hotel to this church from 2011. The afternoon sun made this tall structure stand out with clean white walls capped with blue and those gleaming golden domes, the center one at 223'. Inside several worshipers lingered in...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 2 May 2018

There are so many churches that once you have seen one, you feel you have seen all others. This one is fairly new. It shows a relic of the apostle st Andrew offered by pope Jean Paul II years ago.

1  Thank Erik S
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The outside is very beautiful as most of the orthodox churches but the inside is even more exciting with paintings on the walls from bottom to ceiling. Fantastic place to visit.

2  Thank mdcouto
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I arrived around 10:30am just as Sunday service was ending. The choir was so good I thought it must be a recording but they are real. Must see (hear) for a visit to Astana. The cathedral is best photographed in the morning.

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Magnificent cathedral small you can finished it quickly but you must take pictures in several corner i like the color and full of pictures

1  Thank TeT M
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The Assumption Russian Orthodox Cathedral was a short walk from our hotel so we wandered over to check it out. A beautiful maintained Cathedral, stunning architecture and they are willing to let you come in and pray or have a look around as long as...More

3  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A fantastic serene experience as you wd expect from any visit to a site of worship. Austere, majestic, certainly worth a visit

1  Thank taranjeetsingh
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