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

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The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood (Russian: Церковь Спаса на Крови, Tserkovʹ Spasa na Krovi) is one of the main sights of St. Petersburg, Russia. Other names include the Church on Spilled Blood (Russian: Церковь на Крови, Tserkov’ na Krovi), the Temple of the Savior on Spilled Blood (Russian: Храм Спаса на Крови, Khram Spasa na Krovi), and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ (Russian: Собор Воскресения Христова, Sobor Voskreseniya Khristova).

This church was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded by political nihilists in March 1881.The church was built between 1883 and 1907. The construction was funded by the imperial family.

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