Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, Almaty

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#2 of 50 in Parks in Kazakhstan
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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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  • Decent Park with lots of various monuments and magnificent Memorial. Eternal flame-as a reminder of the eternal pmjati
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  • The Park is pretty small, but cozy. In the Park of the eternal flame in memory of the fallen soldiers of the great patriotic war, you can admire the monuments. In the park itself is virtually nothing else to do
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  • Moved to close big huge Warrior statues of powerful and expressive. Vs was looking while imagining the heart of warriors who were born in the fight to Germany from Russia.
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Accommodations in the urban area of Almaty can be found almost exclusively in the grid-system city center. Located close to the main train station, you'll find hotels both upmarket and budget, with the former enjoying commanding views of the mountains on tree-lined boulevards, and the latter tucked away on the central district's side streets. Ski resorts to the south, as well as wild camping opportunities, provide good options for those wanting to get active and enjoy the surrounding landscape.
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