The St. Isaac Cathedral & Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood Tour
Firstly, you will visit the Church of the Spilled Blood (the Temple of the Savior on Spilled Blood). This church was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded by political nihilists in 1881. The church contains over 7500 square meters of mosaics.
Secondly, you will have an opportunity to see St. Isaac Cathedral, the largest church in Russia. The St. Isaac Cathedral took 40 years to construct, under Auguste de Montferrand’s direction. The cathedral has a capacity of 10,000 people. The exterior and interior are faced with 120 kinds of grey and pink stones: marble; granite; crimson porphyry; breccia etc.. Besides, you will enjoy the spectacular view of St. Petersburg from the renowned Colonnaded Walkway.