"Khram Spasa na Krovi (Church on Spilled Blood)" Cathedrals and Churches Tip by seagoingJLW

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  Church on the Spilled Blood
by seagoingJLW

Built on the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated on March 1, 1881 is this Russian style onion domed church.

Grinevitsky, a member of the revolutionary organization People's Will, mortally wounded the Tzar, by tossing a bomb at at his royal carriage.

The inside and outside of the church are decorated with 7,000 square meters of mosaics.

Phone: (812) 527-38-37
Website: http://ilya-prorok.ru/

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  • Written Jun 17, 2004
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