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Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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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...more
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Griboyedov Canal Emb., 2A, St. Petersburg 191011, Russia
+7 812 315-16-36
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful church with all the artwork from wall to ceiling being built with mosaic. The church is just 15min walking distance from the Hermitage Museum across the river. Entrance fee is 500rub

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Would recommend first of all a visit to the club square just next door, as coming out to the sight of this church lit up and covered in snow when a bit tipsy is one you will remember for a long time. Beautiful!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tomgrant94
Reviewed 3 days ago

With it colorful domes, you cannot miss this church standing near Griboyedov Canal. Inside you'll find the most amazing mosaic work, no wonder why it took so long to finalize the whole church. There are so many scenes beautifully depicted, it is hard to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited in November! We took the audio guide in English and it was very helpful! Beautiful interior!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank geo c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing temple at the centre of St Petersburg. Great architecture and mosaic interiors. Also the ambience inside the temple is a special feeling as we were very lucky not facing any crowds. Definately to visit while staying in St Petersburg

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StefanosKatr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood’s architecture was mainly Baroque and Neoclassical, but the Savior on Blood back to medieval Russian architecture in spirit of romantic nationalism. Officially called the Church of the Resurrection of Christ, it took 24 years to build, in memory...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This icon of St. Petersburg is impressive from the outside, but the inside is absolutely stunning! Some work is currently being done to the top of the highest dome, so it has some scaffolding covering it, but it doesn't take away from the overall beauty.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jen1036
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth every second. The must in St. Petersburg. Audio guide is super useful just for 200 ruble. Delicate art.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank panfunt2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This marks the exact spot where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated.The church is beautiful with extensive mosaic work. There are also breathtaking icons as well and the alter is equally impressive. The canopy covering the exact spot of the assassination is the focal point with information...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the church of the spilled blood when we did a cruise with Fred Olsen and a great way of seeing St Petersburg. The church is just breath taking its walls floors and ceilings are covered completely.in pictures all made using mosaic pieces the colours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 30, 2018|
Response from AlexeevIgor | Reviewed this property |
Today Cathedral is open from 10:30 to 18:00, on Wednesday - day of rest... Good luck!
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Response from Dinda30 | Reviewed this property |
We only had one day in St Petersburg, too. We hired a guide: Dasha from the Tour by locals who took us, with the driver Irina, to the main points of interest in St Petersburg as we visit Hermitage with its main attractions... More
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