Archive for June 25th, 2008

The Church of The Savior on Blood

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is a Russian Orthodox church located in St. Petersburg in Russia. It is one of the main churches located in the city as well as one with the most striking features. The church may have quite a unique name. The name actually refers to the blood of Alexander II of Russia who was assassinated and mortally wounded on the same site on March 13, 1881. HistoryThe construction on the church began sometime in 1883. It was constructed by Alexander III as a memoria…