FThe Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen is a major park in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The park is located in east-critical Almaty inside the vicinity surrounding Zenkov Cathedral. It is dedicated to and named after the Panfilov Heroes, 28 soldiers of an Almaty infantry unit who died fighting Nazi German invaders out of doors of Moscow in World War II. The institution takes its name from Ivan Panfilov, the General commanding the 316th division which, despite heavy casualties, believed at that time controlled to noticeably postpone the Germans' strengthen on the capital, buying time for the defenders of the city. An everlasting flame commemorating the fallen of the World War II and the Great Patriotic War burns in the front of the massive black monument of infantrymen from all 15 Soviet republics.
The Park was founded inside the 1870s on the location of a cossack village cemetery, which was in the beginning named Starokladbischensky Park Old Cemetery Park. The cemetery become destroyed in 1921. The simplest preserved graves that averted destruction have been Kolpakovsky own family changed into daughter Leonilla Kolpakovsky who become buried in 1860 and grandson of Vladimir Basilewski who was buried in 1882; which the headstone become restored in 2011.