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Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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Address: Griboyedov Canal Embankment, 2A, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
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+7 812 315-16-36
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Built to memorialize Alexander II following his assassination in 1881, this...

Built to memorialize Alexander II following his assassination in 1881, this magnificent church with Italian pink marble floors and numerous mosaics was modeled after 16th and 17th century churches, contrasting sharply with the prevailing architectural styles.

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Unique experience . Russian archtecture mixed with other europe culture influences. Has Moisacs from top to botton. Beautiful...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unique experience . Russian archtecture mixed with other europe culture influences. Has Moisacs from top to botton. Beautiful...

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Its incredible interior and exterior dazed me! The entrance fee is very low and definetely worth the visit. The whole interior is made with mosaics from semi precious stones and the altar made from one piece of marble. Its just stunning!

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful Church. Very busy. Interesting history which you will discover inside. It stands out as one of the most beautiful sites in Piter, must see!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As gorgeous as it is from the outside, it's equally gorgeous within. You'll find yourself with a sore neck afterwards - the artwork and murals within cannot be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a really nice orthodox church in St.Petersburg. I really liked the decoration and the colors inside and outside.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Must go in Saint Petersburg, outside there are souvenir shops. While you need to pay for a small fee to enter, it is very biblical and special on the inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The church is one of the most beautiful buildings I've ever seen - mosaics covering the inside from floor to ceiling. I wish we had spent more time here on our tour, because I could have spent a couple of hours, but even during our brief stop (30-ish minutes) we were able to see some amazing works. Definitely a must-see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was well worth a walk to this beautiful church. Breathtaking on the outside with a historical story of great importance. Extremely unique and wonderful on the inside as well with floor to ceiling mosaics. A truly artistic and interesting church that must not be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

just incredible. I want to go back to St Petersburg. I think you need a week to see everything there is to see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Important to see, amazing how the whole inside is covered with mosaic pictures - the Whole Bible comes to life on the walls. Interesting stories of time during the war with the bomb that was found in ceiling. Be ready to take lots of pictures!

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