The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood is an Orthodox memorial cathedral,
a museum and a monumet of Russian architecture. It is located
in the Historic Center of Saint Petersburg on the bank of the Griboedov canal
not far from Mikailovsky Garden and Konushennaya Square. All in all
there are nine cupolas on the roof of the cathedral, the height is 81 meters and
it can accommodate up to 1600 people at the same time.
The cathedral was constructed at the command of Alexander III during 1893-1907
in accordance with the plan of the architect Alfred Parland at
the site where on March 1, 1881 the emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded by
terrorists. The cathedral was built in Russian style and reminds
the St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow in Red Square.
- daily from 11:00 till 19:00, closed on Wednesday.
- daily from 10:00 till 20:00, closed on Wednesday. The ticket office closes at 19:00.
Timetable is subject to change without prior notice.
You can find a tour to the Church on the Spilled Blood in our selection of St. Petersburg tours
and St. Petersburg excursions