12. The Cathedral of the Resurrection
(The Saviour-on-the-Blood)

2, Griboyedov Canal Enbankment

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The masterpiece of art is the carpet-like mosaic decoration of the walls and vault executed to the design of Victor Vasnetsov, Mikhail Nesterov, Andrei Riabushkin and other.

Built in 1883-1907 to the design of Alfred Parland, on the site of the tragic attempt upon the life of Emperor Alexander II by terrorist I. Grinevitskij on 1 March 1881.


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Photos by Boris Kuznetsov.

Scanned and designed by Ivan Kanivets.

Last modification July, 02, 1997.