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  3. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood Private Tour

Product ID: 196289
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Visit one of the most famous Russian monuments, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. With a guide, discover its unique mosaics and history during this must-do tour in Saint Petersburg.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history of a major Russian monument
  • Visit the interior of a unique Cathedral
  • Contemplate the 7500 meters squared of mosaics
Full description
The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood takes its place on the embankment of the Griboedov canal. There your guide will tell you about the details of the mosaic collection, of the specialties and plots of the images, and of the history of this wonderful place. Whatever is your reason to visit the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, either to see the unique mosaics or to get to know how and why Alexander II was killed, it is certainly a must-see place.

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the symbols of Saint-Petersburg as well as Saint Basil in Moscow. By the way, they are quite often confused. All in all, the Church of the Savior was built after St. Basil in 1881 in a memory of the dreadful death of Emperor Alexander II. It is unique particularity because of the mosaic, which covers the full interior of the cathedral.
Includes
  • Entrance fee to the Church
  • One hour visit of the Church
What’s Not Included
  • Souvenirs
  • Food or drink
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the entrance of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedov Channel Embankment 2B.

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Important information
Know before you go
• It is recommended to dress formally and this means no shorts in summer or jeans with holes
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Product ID: 196289