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  St. Nicholas Cathedral or Nikolsky Sobor Almaty
by johnsakura

St. Nicholas Cathedral is a small special place where people get away from they daily life and meditate a bit, talking with God. The majority of people you will find here are old folks and all the surounding environment of the church is kind of slow and relaxed.
The Nikolsky Sobor is painted is this greenish colour and its not very big for a cathedral. This cuhrch was built back in 1909 was was incredibly used as a stable for the Bolsheviks...
You should try to get inside the small underground chappel on the North side of the cathedral (right side looking it from the front).

Address: Kabanbai Batyr and Baytursynuly
Directions: Go to Kabanbai Batyr and Baytursynuly and right after the market youll see a small religious entrance with a couple of small graves and prayer places, after the church.

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  • Written Jul 4, 2005
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