Inside and out this is an extraordinary building. We were greatly helped by a guide who explained the story.
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This church is beautiful from outside and also the interior. The mosaics and colors combined with gold are just incredible. After we visited this church, we walked by this church a few times. I thought I would never get tired of seeing this beautiful church....More
Spot where Alexander II was fatally wounded....., pictures can be taken. Note: tour groups seem to get preferential treatment, but frankly, Americans and other non-Russians likely would only view/tour the major St Petersburg sites with a tour guide. Our TJ Tour guide, Elena, was the...More
Yes, there are a great number of beautiful churches in St. P. and Moscow, but this one takes your breath away. The entrance fee is not that expensive and its worth seeing it. Plus the story behind this beautiful building speaks to the true love...More
This church is definitely more beautiful on the outside than the St. Basil's Cathedral. It almost looks similar but has more colors and its location besides a water stream makes it look serene and picturesque.
The church is like all orthodox churches full of riches and provides some nice sights. Good for a quick visit. As a hint, do use the ticket machines rather than the counter as there are significantly less queues
Interesting that it is called a church, because it has never been a church, but was merely built in the shape of one. It was and is a memorial. Nevertheless, as many other people have said, it is spectacular, almost completely covered internally with mosaics,...More