Saturday, March 28, 2009

Church of the Savior on Blood, St. Petersburg,Russia

Russia-11, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of St. Petersburg, Russia. It is also variously called the Church on Spilt Blood and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ , its official name. The name refers to the blood of the assassinated Alexander II of Russia, who was mortally wounded on that site on March 13, 1881.


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