Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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The interior is as extravagant as the exterior, with glittering stretches of mosaic from floor to ceiling. Full review →


Frommer's 35

St. Petersburg's most-photographed church, this cathedral is a mountain of blindingly bright, beveled domes topped by glistening gold crosses. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Its far more striking colloquial name references the assassination attempt on Tsar Alexander II here in 1881. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

The Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood thrusts skyward its polychrome cabled onion domes on the very spot where Tsar Alexander II, to whom it is dedicated, was assassinated in 1881. Full review →

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