Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood is an Orthodox memorial cathedral, a museum and a monument of Russian architecture.

It is located in the Historic Center of Saint Petersburg on the bank of the Griboedov canal not far from Mikailovsky Garden and Konushennaya Square. All in all there are nine cupolas on the roof of the cathedral, the height is 81 meters and it can accommodate up to 1600 people at the same time.
The cathedral was constructed at the command of Alexander III during 1893-1907 in accordance with the plan of the architect Alfred Parland at the site where on March 1, 1881 the emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded by terrorists. The cathedral was built in Russian style and reminds the St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow in Red Square.


Opening hours:
In winter - daily from 11:00 till 19:00, closed on Wednesday.
In summer - daily from 10:00 till 20:00, closed on Wednesday. The ticket office closes at 19:00.
Timetable is subject to change without prior notice.

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