St. Petersburg, Spilt Blood

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The Church of the Spilt Blood (dedicated to Resurrection) was built in 1883-1907, near the Griboïedov canal, at the place even where on March 1, 1881, the emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded by a terrorist named Grinevitski, member of the movement the Will of the people. The building raised by the architect Alfred Parland is inspired by the Russian style of XVI-XVIIth centuries, in particular of the Red Square in Moscow.
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St. Petersburg, Spilt Blood

St. Petersburg, Spilt Blood

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