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 vacation builder 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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  • One stop and you understand the history of the country and the sacrifices made by individuals all in the name of peace. 28 soldiers were killed during WW2 in Moscow- they played a part in stopping Naz...  more »
  • Within walking area from Ascension Cathedral, the memorial is dedicated to the 28 soldiers died defending Moscow against Nazi army during WWII. A special service was performed on Victory Day celebrati...  more »
  • This historical monument is a must see in Almaty. It is a memorial for 28 soldiers killed defending Moscow during WWII.  more »