Church Of The Savior On BloodCurrently Closed
- Address: Griboyedov Canal Embankment, 2б, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186, Saint Petersburg
- Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +7-8123151636
- Ticket Price: 300 RUB
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
Church Of The Savior On Blood - Review
Previously known as Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, this iconic landmark is one of the most important destinations in Saint Petersburg. Being a major attraction, the church attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists on an annual basis.
Established on the site where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated, the church was dedicated to his memory. Alexander III commissioned the construction of the church in the name of his father and it turned out to be a memorial fit for the gods.
One interesting point about the architecture of the church is that it differs quite a lot from the typical structures that are found in Russia. Straying away from the neo-classical and baroque styles of architecture, this church was constructed with a touch of Romantic Nationalism sensibilities that is uncommon among Russian architecture. The church authorities claim that it has over seven thousand four hundred square meters of mosaic which is greater than any other church in the world.
Church Of The Savior On Blood Information
- The church is not active at this point and only serves as a tourist attraction.
- Last admission is at 6:00 pm.
How To reach Church Of The Savior On Blood by Public Transport
- Nevsky Prospekt station
Restaurants Near Church Of The Savior On Blood
- Clean Plates Society
- Contemporary cuisine, cafe, bar Gogol
- Russian cuisine
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Church Of The Savior On Blood, Saint Petersburg Reviews
The most beautiful church in the city in my opinion. The exterior is of the of unique Russian style and interior is completely decorated with thousands of square feet of mosaics. It is just spectacular! They allow to take pictures inside which is nice. The church is still a working church but open to tourists everyday and it’s a must visit. The exterior of the main dome is under restoration these days but interior is completely done. The ticket is not expensive at all and you can even buy souvenirs inside which goes to the church fun in aid of maintaining it I believe.
Every building in this city is worth a visit, but only if you know the history behind that building. The church on the Spilled blood is worth a visit even if you don't know any history. If you do know why this church was build on this spot and why it has this specific name, then it just make it more of a must to see. The place where Alexander the Second was mortally wounded, this church was build by his grandson. Inside you can see the spot where he fell. The church looks great from outside, but do yourself a favor, spend the money and go inside. The huge mosaics is worth the visit. Another must see in this city.
Beautiful church though this time parts of the domes were covered in scaffolding... Glad I was able to see it 5 years ago without that obstruction. This time was also during the world cup in Russia so they had a fan zone set up right in front that had many people there.
This is a Must Go and one of the highlighs of St. Petersburg and indeed it's an amazing place to visit. It is an historical church that currently is not in use with religious purposes but in use for tourism. The architecture is just astonishing, it is a fantastic piece of art in every single corner. It gets crowded but is what to expect in a place like this and despite of that it remains very clean and shiny. The inside worth the visit but WITH A GUIDE, otherwise you gonna miss what is really important, the history. You won't regret the visit.
A very busy, overly crowded, tourist highlight - yet you must go. Commemorates the assassination of Czar Alexander II by a cartel of nhilists. Following the Russian Revolution the memorial was ransacked and looted, badly damaging its interior. During WWII, when many of the population were starving under the Socialists, the memorial was used as a temporary morgue for those who died and again it suffered significant damage. After the war and until the fall of the USSR, it was used as a vegetable warehouse (popularly renamed as the Saviour on Potatoes). Bustling with many hundred tourists: the queue for entrance tickets quickly grows from early morning - expect a long wait. My advice is you jump this queue by booking a guided tour in advance. (Official tours have priority entrance, in advance of general public entry).
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