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“Breathtaking” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood

Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood
Emb. Kanala Griboyedova, 2 Bldg. B, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
812-315-1636
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St Petersburg Walking City Tour
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Breathtaking inside and out.This Church was built on the site where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated, dedicated in his memory, and definitely worth the visit.

Visited June 2012
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“Grand exterior”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The church is really a burst of colours from outside, however the interiors are not as grand, however definitely something to see and admire!!

Visited February 2013
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“A true "roccoco" wonder”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Absolutely beautiful. Russian Church art at its best. Difficult to understand if it is uggly or simply beautiful. A must see...

Visited August 2012
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“Absolutely amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This beautiful Russian landmark is well worth the visit! It is truly a work of art. The church's exterior is colourful and quite spectacular, but the interior is also impressive with its countless mosaics. Not to be missed when visiting St.-Petersburg!

Visited July 2012
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“A must see!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

A definite must see to anyone visiting Saint Petersburg!!
The exterior is really pretty, lovely in the daylight and at night.
A bit expensive (300 RUB - £6) to get in but worth going inside, to see the wonderful mosaics and embracing the Russian history.
Ended up spending about 45-60 mins in there as we walked round a few times and took a few photos.
A great attraction!!! :-D

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