Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood

Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood

The original name of this beauty is Cathedral of the Resurrection. It was built between 1883 and 1907 on the spot were Emperor Aleksander II was attacked by a terrorist who threw a bomb in his carriage in March 1881. The carriege didn’t even stop and drove the Emperor to the Palace. But unfortunatelly his legs were deadly wounded and he died from blood loss.

Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood

Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood is one of the most beautiful churches not only in Saint petersburg , but also in the wolrd.  It ressemble The Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow with the typical onion heads – 4 of them gilded  and 5 covered by jewellery enamel.

Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood
.

Not only the facade is very immpressive! The interiors of the Cathedral of Resurrection is stunning .

During the White Nights in Saint Petersburg you can visit The Chyrch of Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood till 10 PM. The cost of the ticket is 400 RUR

Flickr Album Gallery Powered By: Weblizar

 

Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *