Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg

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Easily recognized by its richly decorated facade and onion domes, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood marks the spot of Emperor Alexander II's assassination. Designed in the traditional Russian style and completed in 1907, the elaborately decorated church famously contains over 7,500 sq m (80,800 sq ft) of mosaics, more than any other religious structure in the world. Intricately detailed mosaics completely cover the interior walls and ceilings, depicting various biblical scenes and figures. The church claims a prominent spot on a 5 km (3.1 mi) canal, cutting through this part of the city since the 1730s. To see the interior, remember that foreign visitors must pick up their tickets and photography permits at the administrative office just inside the church. Make Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood a part of your St. Petersburg vacation plans using our St. Petersburg trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Cathedral itself is quite small. Mosaic of smalt of course strikes, collected rare otenki that photo in pixels, you can lay out! Plus the temple very photogenic outside, in combination with openwork lattices and channel ... mmm. highlight of my Peter! Cons-only price:(
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  • Also known as the Church of the resurrection is the most beautiful in the world, in my opinion. Located in the historic centre of the city.
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  • Excellent tour, a gem that people do not suspect. Mosaic Claret history it has not happened it's beautiful day and night
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