Zenkov Cathedral, Almaty
Zenkov Cathedral is surrounded by Panfilov Park, a it is a beautiful park. It was named in an honor of World War II heroes. This Cathedral is one of the few tzarist-era buildings to survive to present day from the 1911 earthquake, despite the fact it is built entirely of wood without nails. It is considered to be one of the eight most unique wooden constructions in the world. After the revolution Zenkov Cathedral was used as historical museum, cultural center, and just in 1990 again Zenkov Cathedral was given a status of a Russian Orthodox cathedral.