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Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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Possibly the most iconic site in St. Petersburg after the Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood stands out with its multicolored façade and onion-shaped domes. Sometimes called the Church of the Resurrection of Christ or the Resurrection Church, it was built on the site near the Griboedov Canal where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881. Completed in 1907, the church’s design was inspired by traditional Russian styles, as well as St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow and the Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev. The interior, designed by some of the most popular Russian artists at the time, features more than 7500 square feet of mosaic tiles covering the walls and ceilings.

The church endured significant damage over the years, first in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution and later during the Siege of Leningrad during World War II, when it was used as a morgue.

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På denne turen blir du presentert for tre av de mest berømte katedralene i St. Petersburg. I tillegg får du se mange andre attraksjoner ...  Mer informasjon

  • Sted: St Petersburg, Russland
  • Varighet: 3 timer
  • Språk: Engelsk
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Gjør plass til romantikken under oppholdet i St. Petersburg. Gjør det til en uforglemmelig kveld med denne timelange turen rundt byen, i en ...  Mer informasjon

  • Sted: Saint Petersburg, Russland
  • Varighet: 2 timer
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