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Church on the Blood, Yekaterinburg
(4/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to the Romanov sainthood, Church on the Blood stands on the spot where the last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II, and his family were executed. After being held captive during the Russian Civil War, Tsar Nicholas and his family, which included the famous Grand Duchess Anastasia, were killed. Bolshevik leaders carried out the executions in the Ipatiev House in 1918, which was demolished by Soviet forces in the 1970s. Visit the ornate Russian Orthodox church, built on the site in 2003. Put Church on the Blood into our Yekaterinburg vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • typical Russian Orthodox Church. beautiful icons in the lower church. Unfortunately the ball not seen because the row of believers was fearsome because it is the anniversary of the death of a special Holy was.
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  • Majestic building of the temple can be seen very well! The city centre, historic place where worth visiting, to touch the history of our country. Temple fairly new, beautiful inside and out!
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  • Impressions from the temple, very positive, especially the upper shrine, a feeling that hit the spot where God looks on top of you and you're not a total human mass and it is just you and him! Large icons, all very beautiful, from the temple went mental ease. Will definitely be back here again.
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