Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, Almaty

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Centering around a dramatic monument, Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen commemorates an infantry unit of 28 soldiers who bravely fought the Nazis near Moscow during World War II. Lead by Ivan Panfilov, the guardsmen from all 15 Soviet republics significantly delayed the advance of German soldiers and tanks, despite a high number of casualties. Notice the black monument's eternal flame, burning for the fallen troops of both the Russian Civil War and the Great Patriotic War. Relax on the benches and enjoy the park's verdant ambience. Nearby attractions include a museum of musical instruments and a cathedral made entirely of wood. Take a look at our Almaty tour itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This Park is a place of memory of the great patriotic war, on how this gigantic feat which carried out all Soviet people for the victory. The Memorial itself is solemn, watch memory was held here earlier, here come the newlyweds, hosts the March "an immortal shelf". In addition, the Park is the oldest Orthodox Church in the city. And, in General, this is a great place for families with children and explore alone or the company.
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  • Park is located in the eastern part of the city of Almaty, close enough to the central bazaar. Tomb of 点ru eternal fire is a war memorial in Green Park, zenkov Orthodox Church, East, Museum of national musical instruments and there are lots of tourist attractions in Almaty.
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  • If you like soviet monuments, this park is a nice place. Also close to one of the orthodox churches.  more »

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